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sock·et / ˈsäkit/ • n. 1. a natural or artificial hollow into which something fits or in which something revolves: the eye socket. ∎  the part of the head of a golf club into which the shaft is fitted.2. an electrical device receiving a plug or light bulb to make a connection.• v. (-et·ed, -et·ing) [tr.] 1. place in or fit with a socket.2. Golf old-fashioned term for shank.

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socket †lance- or spear-head of the form of a ploughshare XIII; cavity to receive an object fitting into it XV. — AN. soket, dim. of (O)F. soc ploughshare; see -ET.

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socket (sok-it) n. (in anatomy) a hollow or depression into which another part fits.