frock

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1frock

noun \ˈfräk\

: a woman's or girl's dress

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

Full Definition of FROCK

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

2frock

verb

Definition of FROCK

transitive verb
1
:  to clothe in a frock
2
:  to make a cleric of

First Known Use of FROCK

1828

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