(See Blue Stocking.)
Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
More on Stocking from Fact Monster:
- stock, in botany - stock stock, in botany, common name for any species of the genus Matthiola, for Malcomia maritima ...
- grafting - grafting grafting, horticultural practice of uniting parts of two plants so that they grow as one. ...
- stock, in finance - stock stock, in finance, instrument certifying to shares in the ownership of a corporation. Bonds ...
- Stock and Bond Calculators - stock and bond calculators
- Stock Market - What is the stock market, including why companies issue stock and people buy it.