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frock


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Frock  \Frock\,  n.  [F.  froc  a  monk's  cowl,  coat,  garment,  LL 
  frocus,  froccus,  flocus,  floccus,  fr  L.  floccus  a  flock  of 
  wool;  hence  orig.,  a  flocky  cloth  or  garment;  cf  L.  flaccus 
  flabby,  E.  flaccid.] 
  1.  A  loose  outer  garment;  especially,  a  gown  forming  a  part 
  of  European  modern  costume  for  women  and  children;  also  a 
  coarse  shirtlike  garment  worn  by  some  workmen  over  their 
  other  clothes;  a  smock  frock;  as  a  marketman's  frock. 
 
  2.  A  coarse  gown  worn  by  monks  or  friars,  and  supposed  to 
  take  the  place  of  all  or  nearly  all  other  garments.  It 
  has  a  hood  which  can  be  drawn  over  the  head  at  pleasure, 
  and  is  girded  by  a  cord. 
 
  {Frock  coat},  a  body  coat  for  men,  usually  double-breasted, 
  the  skirts  not  being  in  one  piece  with  the  body,  but  sewed 
  on  so  as  to  be  somewhat  full. 
 
  {Smock  frock}.  See  in  the  Vocabulary. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Frock  \Frock\,  v.  t. 
  1.  To  clothe  in  a  frock. 
 
  2.  To  make  a  monk  of  Cf  {Unfrock}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  frock 
  n  :  a  one-piece  garment  for  a  woman;  has  skirt  and  bodice  [syn: 
  {dress}] 
  v  :  put  a  frock  on 




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