sock suspender

sock suspender
garter (def. 1).

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  • Garter (stockings) — A woman in corset sets garters in her stocking, in 1904 Garters are articles of clothing: narrow bands of fabric fastened about the leg, used to keep up stockings, and sometimes socks. Normally just a few inches in width, they are usually made of …   Wikipedia

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