smock

5 ENTRIES FOUND:

1smock

noun \ˈsmäk\

: a light and loose long shirt usually worn over your regular clothing to protect it from getting dirty

: a long shirt usually worn by women

Full Definition of SMOCK

1
archaic :  a woman's undergarment; especially :  chemise
2
:  a light loose garment worn especially for protection of clothing while working

Examples of SMOCK

  1. The children's smocks were covered with paint.

Origin of SMOCK

Middle English smok, from Old English smoc; akin to Old High German smocco adornment
First Known Use: before 12th century

Other Clothing Terms

babushka, brogue, bumbershoot, cravat, dishabille, furbelow, layette, raiment, spectator

2smock

transitive verb

Definition of SMOCK

:  to embroider or shirr with smocking

First Known Use of SMOCK

1888

Other Handicraft Terms

biscuit, darn, tambour, wrought

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