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noun (pl=socks, pl2=sox)
  1. A knitted or woven covering for the foot.
  2. A shoe worn by Greco-Roman comedy actors.
  3. A violent blow, punch.
  • Dutch: sok (1)
  • French: chaussette (1), socque (2)
  • German: Socke
  • Italian: calza , calzino
  • Spanish: calcetí­n (italbrac, Chile, Guatemala, Mexico, Nicaragua, Spain), media (italbrac, Cuba, South America except Chile)
  1. (pos vt) To hit or strike violently.
  2. (pos vi) To deliver a blow.
They may let you off the first time, but the second time they'll it to you—James Jones
    • (Verb) uncertain origin
    • (Noun) From socc, a West Germanic borrowing from soccus.

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