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frock

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noun \ˈfräk\

Simple Definition of frock

  • : a woman's or girl's dress

  • : a long outer garment worn by some Christian monks and friars

Full Definition of frock

  1. 1 :  an outer garment worn by monks and friars :  habit

  2. 2 :  an outer garment worn chiefly by men: a :  a long loose mantle b :  a workman's outer shirt; especially :  smock frock c :  a woolen jersey worn especially by sailors

  3. 3 :  a woman's dress

Examples of frock

  1. <please get into your nicest frock and join us at the party>

  2. <the man clutched his heavy frock as he made his way through the driving rain>



Origin of frock

Middle English frok, from Anglo-French froc, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German hroch mantle, coat


First Known Use: 14th century


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frock

verb

Definition of frock

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to clothe in a frock

  3. 2 :  to make a cleric of



1828

First Known Use of frock

1828


FROCK Defined for Kids

frock

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noun \ˈfräk\

Definition of frock

  1. :  a woman's or girl's dress





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