Definition of Frock

1. Noun. A habit worn by clerics.

Generic synonyms: Habit



2. Verb. Put a frock on.

3. Noun. A one-piece garment for a woman; has skirt and bodice.

Definition of Frock

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. v. t. To clothe in a frock.

Definition of Frock

1. Noun. (dialectal) A frog. ¹

2. Noun. A dress, a piece of clothing for a female, which consists of a skirt and a cover for the upper body. ¹

3. Noun. An outer garment worn by priests and other clericals, a habit. ¹

4. Verb. To clothe in a frock. ¹

5. Verb. To make a cleric. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Frock

1. to clothe in a long, loose outer garment [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Frock

frizzle
frizzled
frizzler
frizzlers
frizzles
frizzlier
frizzliest
frizzling
frizzly
frizzy
fro
frob
frobbed
frobbing
frobs
frock (current term)
frock coat
frock coats
frockcoat
frocked
frocking
frockings
frockless
frocks
froe
froes
frog
frog's-bit
frog's-bit family
frog's lettuce

Literary usage of Frock

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Moments of Vision and Miscellaneous Verses by Thomas Hardy (1917)
"THE PINK frock " O MY pretty pink frock, I sha'n't be able to wear it! Why is he dying just now ? I hardly can bear it! " He might have contrived to live on ..."

2. Friends Intelligencer by Friends Intelligencer Association (1859)
"THE LITTLE frock AND SHOES. BT BENJAMIN B. MITCHELL. A little frock, bat slightly worn, Of blue and white delain, With edging round the neck and sleeve, ..."

3. A New Geographical, Historical, and Commercial Grammar; and Present State of by William Guthrie, John Knox, James Ferguson (1801)
"... drefs with remarkable propriety in a light frock, narrow brimmed hat, Sec. The people of England love rather to be neat than fine in their apparel ..."

4. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1838)
"... young and fair, A cloister-pile came to, She pulled the bell-rope at the door, And Brother Gray-frock stood before '0 no ! most rev'rend iir, O no ! ..."

5. The Age of Anne by Edward Ellis Morris (1886)
"The The Cami- insurgents became known as the Camisards, sards- or ' wearers of the white frock :' but it is not certain whether this was the ordinary ..."

6. The Age of Anne by Edward Ellis Morris (1877)
"The The Cami- insurgents became known as the Camisards, sards. or ' wearers of the white frock :' but it is not certain whether this was the ordinary ..."

7. The Complete Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott by Walter Scott (1900)
"... made a show Like remnants of the winter snow A reverend pilgrim dwells, Well worth the whole Bernardine brood That e'er wore sandal, frock, or hood. ..."

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