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hose

(hōz),
1. A section of tubing or pipe, generally more or less flexible, open at both ends; sometimes fitted with threading to allow fixtures to be affixed to other devices. 2. A type of stocking used in medical settings to provide support for musculature, nerves, or skin.
[O.E. hosa]

hose

(hōz)
Thin, form-fitting leg covering; in medicine, used in the treatment of circulatory problems, to promote venous return.
See also: TED hose
[O.E. hosa]
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Table 111: UK 15-Year Perspective for Hosiery by Product
L'eggs hosiery has launched a national marketing campaign featuring the iconic brand's first national television advertising in more than 14 years and a new tagline: You're in luck.
Suppliers are also emphasizing the need for retailers and hosiery manufacturers to be aggressive with promotions.
But the Ludhiana hosiery industry is currently looking for financial assistance to overcome the crisis.
This will definitely generate profits for the entire industry of Ludhiana," said Chetan Chawla, a hosiery manufacturer.
The consumer is shopping for food, but while she's there she may as well pick up a pair of hosiery or a pair of tights or trouser socks because it may save her another trip," says Nadine Flail, marketing director for Sara Lee Hosiery, based in Winston-Salem, N.
We are very proud of our exciting fall collection," explains Maria Teza, Vice President/General Manager Panties and Hosiery at HanesBrands.
Building on the successful launch of LYCRA([R]) beauty fabric for intimate apparel and swimwear, LYCRA([R]) beauty hosiery and seamless garments were developed to address the growing momentum at both trade and consumer levels.
The Hosiery in Greece report offers a comprehensive guide to the size and shape of the market at a national level.
After investing $20,000 in the franchise fee, another $90,000 in hosiery and $40,000 to $50,000 for a staff, White, who was not giving up his attorney position, then hired his wife as a Sox Appeal manager.
Photo: (1-2-3) Macy's in Sherman Oaks presented a collec tion of racy designs Thursday, including BCBG's black-and-white plaid ensemble with fake fur boots, left; a blue vinyl coat by Laundry; and a '70s print dress by Max Studio in brown and green with fishnet hosiery.
When we decided to consolidate our New York divisions, we needed a space that could flexibly accommodate our diverse needs," said John Piazza, chairman, Sara Lee Hosiery.