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frock

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noun \ˈfräk\

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 mantleb :  a workman's outer shirt; especially :  smock frockc :  a woolen jersey worn especially by sailors

  3. 3 :  a woman's dress

Examples of frock in a Sentence

  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

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Origin and Etymology of frock

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


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frock

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Definition of frock

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

  3. 2 :  to make a cleric of

First Known Use of frock

1828


FROCK Defined for English Language Learners

frock

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noun

Definition of frock for English Language Learners

  • : a woman's or girl's dress

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


FROCK Defined for Kids

frock

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noun \ˈfräk\

Definition of frock for Students

  1. :  a woman's or girl's dress



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