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What is "Hose" - Definition & Explanation

Hose a cloth leg covering that sometimes covers the foot; stocking, sock; a close-fitting garment covering the legs and waist that is usually attached to a doublet by points; short breeches reaching to the knee.
knitted or cut from cloth early hose covered the foot and part of the leg. In the sixteenth century the garment was split into two categories, upper hose which is now known as underwear, and lower hose or stockings.

Some other terms

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