"frock" Definition

  1. n. A loose outer garment; especially, a gown forming a part of European modern costume for women and children; also, a coarse shirtlike garment worn by some workmen over their other clothes; a smock frock; as, a marketman's frock.
  2. n. A coarse gown worn by monks or friars, and supposed to take the place of all, or nearly all, other garments. It has a hood which can be drawn over the head at pleasure, and is girded by a cord.
  3. v. t. To clothe in a frock.
  4. v. t. To make a monk of. Cf. Unfrock.

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Position in dictionary: 40033 of 111710 words.
Word Type: n., n., v. t., v. t.,
Words that start with "frock": 3
Words that end with "frock": 4
Words that contain "frock": 6
Next words in dictionary: frocked, frockless, froe, frog, frogbit, frogfish, frogged, froggy, frogmouth, frogs-bit
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English Dictionary Definition of frock

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