rochet

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noun roch·et \ˈrä-chət\

Definition of rochet

  1. :  a white linen vestment resembling a surplice with close-fitting sleeves worn especially by bishops and privileged prelates

Origin and Etymology of rochet

Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Old French *roc coat, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German roc coat


First Known Use: 13th century

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