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stocking cap

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n stocking cap a close-fitting woolen cap; often has a tapering tail with a tassel
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Usage

In literature:

She's knittin' Cap'n Bill a stocking.
"Sky Island" by L. Frank Baum
He obtained a pair of trousers from one kindly soul, another gave him a coat, a third lent him a stock, a fourth furnished him a cap.
"William Lloyd Garrison" by Archibald H. Grimke
It was a very old man, with a red cap, like a stocking, pulled close upon his head.
"The Princess Passes" by Alice Muriel Williamson and Charles Norris Williamson
I rode in grey whipcord breeches, tan boots, a blue serge coat, white stock, and never a hat or cap till the snow blew.
"The Princess Elopes" by Harold MacGrath
He wears a cuirass, and yellow gloves, grey stockings, and boots with large tops, and knee-caps of cloth.
"Great Pictures, As Seen and Described by Famous Writers"
Firefly soon tumbled into a warm frock, a thick outdoor jacket, and a little fur cap; her shoes and stockings were tumbled on anyhow.
"Polly" by L. T. Meade
Wears yarn stocking cap.
"The White Christmas and other Merry Christmas Plays" by Walter Ben Hare
Alice snatched off her stocking cap and beat at the dog with it.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States" by Work Projects Administration
And here's the dress and cap and a pair of white woolen stockings I wore.
"Patchwork" by Anna Balmer Myers
Lena knit stockings and mittens and caps, and her small fingers flew like birds.
"A Little Girl in Old New York" by Amanda Millie Douglas
Just look at this pretty costume, these rose-colored stockings, and your little cap.
"Jack" by Alphonse Daudet
His collar, necktie and cap lay on the bureau and his stockings on the floor.
"Radio Boys Loyalty" by Wayne Whipple
The City is remarkable for its Silk Stockings, Waistcoats, Breeches, and Caps; Soap, Perfume, and Snuff-boxes.
"The Strange Adventures of Captain Dangerous, Vol. 3 of 3" by George Augustus Sala
As to a cap, that seems to be considered as unnecessary a part of a well-conditioned uniform, as shoes and stockings.
"Travels in Peru, on the Coast, in the Sierra, Across the Cordilleras and the Andes, into the Primeval Forests" by J. J. von Tschudi
Over these again were heaped cloaks, caps, feathers, and trappings, enough to form the stock wardrobe of a theatre.
"The Buccaneer" by Mrs. S. C. Hall
With a neat little cap, and an apron of check; Her shoes and her stockings all sound and all clean?
"Cole's Funny Picture Book No. 1" by Edward William Cole
And he had wired Cap'n Wiley that he would soon be on his way with a Blue Stockings contract for Mysterious Jones to sign.
"Lefty Locke Pitcher-Manager" by Burt L. Standish
They may have worn woolen stocking caps or felt hats, depending upon the season.
"The Stronghold" by Miriam Haynie
You used to have your hair bobbed, and wore a white jersey and a scarlet stocking cap?
"The Wireless Officer" by Percy F. Westerman
They showed us afterward his walking-stick, a pair of silk-stockings he had half worn, and a night-cap.
"Pencillings by the Way" by N. Parker Willis
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In poetry:

Let's go to market in the moon,
And buy some dreams together,
Slip on your little silver shoon,
And don your cap and feather;
No need of petticoat or stocking--
No one up there will think it shocking.
"Moon-Marketing" by Richard Le Gallienne

In news:

Peter Massaniso, a specialist in micro-cap stocks who runs Ponte Vedra Partners hedge fund, has been managing stock portfolios for 35 years.
Had a drink in the hotel bar last night next to a guy wearing a stocking cap, scarf and gloves.
The stocking cap shows Bob Mould 's not as hot-headed as he used to be.
During recoveries, there's a rule of thumb in investing: Small-cap shares—stocks of companies with a stock market value of $2 billion to $3 billion or less—often get an early jump on big corporations.
Chinese Stock Index Caps Longest Monthly Losing Streak Since '04.
A man in a tassled stocking cap and very long plaid shorts made off with an undisclosed amount of cash and some beer after telling a Boise convenience store clerk he had a weapon.
Grab Lots of Growing Small-Cap Stocks Easily.
Stocks Cap Longest Weekly Gain Since August on Jobs.
Stocks started the week lower as House Republicans, rejecting Obama's demand for tax rate increases, proposed $1.4 trillion in spending cuts and $800 billion in new revenue by limiting tax breaks and capping deductions for top earners.
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China's Stocks Advance, Capping Biggest Weekly Gain in Month.
Stocks rose for the fourth day in a row on Friday, capping their best week so far this year.
China Stocks Fall on Economic Concern, Capping 4th Weekly Slump.
Small Caps Are The Rocket Stocks Of Emerging Markets.
In the latest look at stocks ordered by largest market capitalization, Russell 3000 component Portfolio Recovery Associates Inc (NASD: PRAA) was identified as having a larger market cap than the smaller end of the S&P 500, for example R.R.
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In science:

Throughout this section, the empirical results are based on a data set consisting of the daily returns of the stock price of listed large cap US companies.
Goodness-of-Fit tests with Dependent Observations
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