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1. A dress.
2. A long loose outer garment, as that worn by artists and craftspeople; a smock.
3. A woolen garment formerly worn by sailors; a jersey.
4. A robe worn by monks, friars, and other clerics; a habit.
tr.v. frocked, frock·ing, frocks
1. To clothe in a frock.
2. To invest with clerical office.
[Middle English frok, a monk's habit, from Old French froc, from Medieval Latin froccus, of Germanic origin.]
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1. (Clothing & Fashion) a girl's or woman's dress
2. (Clothing & Fashion) a loose garment of several types, such as a peasant's smock
3. (Ecclesiastical Terms) a coarse wide-sleeved outer garment worn by members of some religious orders
(Ecclesiastical Terms) (tr) to invest (a person) with the office or status of a cleric
[C14: from Old French froc; related to Old Saxon, Old High German hroc coat]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
1. a gown or dress worn by a girl or woman.
2. a smock worn by peasants and workers.
3. a coarse outer garment with large sleeves, worn by monks.
4. frock coat.v.t.
5. to provide with, or clothe in, a frock.
6. to invest with priestly or clerical office.
[1300–50; Middle English froke < Old French froc < Frankish; compare Old Saxon, Old High German hroc coat]
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Past participle: frocked
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By the mid-1900s, “frock” implied a woman’s garment, usually a dress. However, in the early part of the twentieth century, a frock might also be an outer garment such as a short coat worn by a male laborer.
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|Noun||1.||frock - a habit worn by clerics|
habit - a distinctive attire worn by a member of a religious order
|2.||frock - a one-piece garment for a woman; has skirt and bodice|
bodice - part of a dress above the waist
coatdress - a dress that is tailored like a coat and buttons up the front
dirndl - a dress with a tight bodice and full skirt
gown - a woman's dress, usually with a close-fitting bodice and a long flared skirt, often worn on formal occasions
kirtle - a long dress worn by women
morning dress - a woman's informal dress for housework
neckline - the line formed by the edge of a garment around the neck
polonaise - a woman's dress with a tight bodice and an overskirt drawn back to reveal a colorful underskirt
saree, sari - a dress worn primarily by Hindu women; consists of several yards of light material that is draped around the body
shirtdress - a dress that is tailored like a shirt and has buttons all the way down the front
slide fastener, zip fastener, zipper, zip - a fastener for locking together two toothed edges by means of a sliding tab
strapless - a woman's garment that exposes the shoulders and has no shoulder straps
sundress - a light loose sleeveless summer dress with a wide neckline and thin shoulder straps that expose the arms and shoulders
woman's clothing - clothing that is designed for women to wear
hemline - the line formed by the lower edge of a skirt or coat
|Verb||1.||frock - put a frock on|
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noun dress, suit, get-up (informal), outfit, costume, gown, ensemble, garment, robe, rigout (informal) She wore a nondescript frock of blue.
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ثَوْب نِسائي، عَباءَه
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a woman's or girl's dress. She wore a summer frock. rokkie ثَوْب نِسائي، عَباءَه рокля vestido šaty (dámské, dívčí) das Kleid kjole φόρεμαvestido kleit پیراهن زنانه mekko robeשמלה फ्रॉक haljina (női) ruha baju, gaun kjóll abito, vestito 婦人服の一種 여자용 드레스 suknelė kleita gaun jurkkjolesukienka فراك، دبادر بانو چرخه، دنجونو يا ښځو كالى، قبا vestido rochie платье (dámske) šaty obleka haljina klänning ชุดของผู้หญิงแบบหนึ่ง elbise, entari (女)上衣 жіноча чи дитяча сукня زنانہ گلے سے لے کر ٹخنوں تک کا پہناوا áo dài của phụ nữ （女）上衣
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