"sock" Definition

  1. the Eton College term for a treat, synonymous with “chuck” used at Westminster and other schools. Believed to be derived from the monkish word SOKE. An old writer speaks of a pious man “who did not SOKE for three days,” meaning that he fasted. The word is still used by the boys of Heriot’s Hospital School at Edinburgh, and signifies a sweetmeat; being derived from the same source as sugar, _suck_, SUCRE, &c.
  2. credit. As, “He gets his goods on SOCK, while I pay ready.”

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Position in the dictionary: 3310 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: sock into him, sockdolager., socket-money, sodom, soft, soft-horn, soft-sawder, soft-soap, soft-tack, soft-tommy
Previous words in the dictionary: social evil, sober-water, soap, soaker, so-so, snyder, snuggle, snuffy, snuff it, snuff

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