sock etymology

English word sock comes from Late Latin soccus, and later French soc ((butchery) Boston butt. Plowshare.)

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Detailed word origin of sock

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
soccus Late Latin (LL)
soc French (fra) (butchery) Boston butt. Plowshare.
sock English (eng) A ploughshare.