Long, loose stockings of woolen cloth. A poorer person's hose might not have feet and instead have a strap for under the arch of each foot.
Related term(s): Tunic; Hood; Doublet; Breeches
Last modified: 11.05.04
Source information: Singman, Jeffrey L. Daily Life in Medieval Europe. Westport, Conneticut: Greenwood Press, 1999. 38.