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smock


  5  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Smock  \Smock\  (sm[o^]k),  n.  [AS.  smocc;  akin  to  OHG.  smocho, 
  Icel.  smokkr,  and  from  the  root  of  AS  sm[=u]gan  to  creep, 
  akin  to  G.  schmiegen  to  cling  to  press  close  MHG.  smiegen, 
  Icel.  smj[=u]ga  to  creep  through  to  put  on  a  garment  which 
  has  a  hole  to  put  the  head  through  cf  Lith.  smukti  to 
  glide.  Cf  {Smug},  {Smuggle}.] 
  1.  A  woman's  under-garment;  a  shift;  a  chemise. 
 
  In  her  smock,  with  head  and  foot  all  bare. 
  --Chaucer. 
 
  2.  A  blouse;  a  smoock  frock.  --Carlyle. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Smock  \Smock\,  a. 
  Of  or  pertaining  to  a  smock;  resembling  a  smock;  hence  of  or 
  pertaining  to  a  woman. 
 
  {Smock  mill},  a  windmill  of  which  only  the  cap  turns  round  to 
  meet  the  wind,  in  distinction  from  a  post  mill,  whose 
  whole  building  turns  on  a  post 
 
  {Smock  race},  a  race  run  by  women  for  the  prize  of  a  smock. 
  [Prov.  Eng.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Smock  \Smock\,  v.  t. 
  To  provide  with  or  clothe  in  a  smock  or  a  smock  frock. 
  --Tennyson. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  smock 
  n  :  an  ankle-length  loose  coat  or  frock  [syn:  {duster},  {gaberdine}, 
  {dust  coat}] 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Smock,  PA 
  Zip  code(s):  15480 




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