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 for sock
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Soc \Soc\ (s[o^]k), n. [AS. s[=o]c the power of holding court,
     sway, domain, properly, the right of investigating or
     seeking; akin to E. sake, seek. Sake, Seek, and cf.
     Sac, and Soke.] [Written also sock, and soke.]
     1. (O. Eng. Law)
        (a) The lord's power or privilege of holding a court in a
            district, as in manor or lordship; jurisdiction of
            causes, and the limits of that jurisdiction.
        (b) Liberty or privilege of tenants excused from customary
            burdens.
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     2. An exclusive privilege formerly claimed by millers of
        grinding all the corn used within the manor or township
        which the mill stands. [Eng.]
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     Soc and sac (O. Eng. Law), the full right of administering
        justice in a manor or lordship.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Sock \Sock\, n. [F. soc, LL. soccus, perhaps of Celtic origin.]
     A plowshare. --Edin. Encyc.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Sock \Sock\, n. [OE. sock, AS. socc, fr. L. soccus a kind of
     low-heeled, light shoe. Cf. Sucket.]
     1. The shoe worn by actors of comedy in ancient Greece and
        Rome, -- used as a symbol of comedy, or of the comic
        drama, as distinguished from tragedy, which is symbolized
        by the buskin.
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              Great Fletcher never treads in buskin here,
              Nor greater Jonson dares in socks appear. --Dryden.
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     2. A knit or woven covering for the foot and lower leg; a
        stocking with a short leg.
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     3. A warm inner sole for a shoe. --Simmonds.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Sock \Sock\ (s[o^]k), v. t. [Perh. shortened fr. sockdolager.]
     To hurl, drive, or strike violently; -- often with it as an
     object. [Prov. or Vulgar] --Kipling.
     [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  sock
      n 1: hosiery consisting of a cloth covering for the foot; worn
           inside the shoe; reaches to between the ankle and the knee
      2: a truncated cloth cone mounted on a mast; used (e.g., at
         airports) to show the direction of the wind [syn: windsock,
         wind sock, sock, air sock, air-sleeve, wind sleeve,
         wind cone, drogue]
      v 1: hit hard [syn: sock, bop, whop, whap, bonk,
           bash]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  104 Moby Thesaurus words for "sock":
     ballet skirt, bang, bash, bat, beating, belt, biff, bladder, blow,
     bonk, bonnet, boot, breech, buskin, cap, cap and bells, chop, clap,
     clip, cloak, clobber, clout, clump, coat, coif, coldcock, costume,
     coxcomb, crack, cut, dash, deal, deal a blow, deck, dig, ding,
     dint, disguise, drub, drubbing, drumming, fetch, fetch a blow,
     frock, fusillade, getup, gown, hat, hit, hit a clip, hood, hose,
     hosiery, jab, jacket, knock, knock cold, knock down, knock out,
     let have it, lick, mantle, masquerade, motley, outfit, paste, pelt,
     plunk, poke, pound, punch, rap, rig, shirt, shoe, slam, slapstick,
     slog, slug, smack, smash, smite, snap, soak, socks, sough,
     stocking, stockings, strike, strike at, stroke, swat, swing, swipe,
     tattoo, thump, thwack, tights, tutu, wallop, whack, wham, whop,
     yerk
  
  

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