hushion

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Scots[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably from hose and thus cognate to German Höschen.

Noun[edit]

hushion (plural hushions)

  1. a footless stocking
    • Circa 1830-1890: James Nicholson, Jenny wi' the lang pock
      Hushions on her bare legs, / Bauchels on her feet, / Seekin' waukrife bairnies / Up an' doun the street!