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A loose coatlike outer garment, often worn to protect the clothes while working.
tr.v. smocked, smock·ing, smocks
1. To clothe in a smock.
2. To decorate (fabric) with smocking.
[Middle English, woman's undergarment, from Old English smoc.]
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(Clothing & Fashion) (of a dress, blouse, etc) decorated with smocking
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smocked[ˈsmɒkt] adj [dress, blouse] → à smocks
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