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- From Old English socc, a West Germanic borrowing from Latin soccus, from Ancient Greek σύκχος (sunkhos, “a kind of shoe”), probably from Phrygian or another language from Asia Minor.
- A knitted or woven covering for the foot
- A shoe worn by Greco-Roman comedy actors
- A violent blow, punch
- A shortened version of (Internet) sock puppet
- "For enemies near are enemies known though socks are a bother he feels at last not alone"
- (firearms, informal) a gun sock
covering for the foot
- Unknown, but compare Portuguese soco ("a hit with one's hand; a punch").
- (transitive) To hit or strike violently
- (intransitive) To deliver a blow
- They may let you off the first time, but the second time they'll sock it to you. — James Jones
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sock (plural socks)
Declension of sock