- 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. - 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.
2 . Frock
[ v. t.]
- To clothe in a frock. - To make a monk of. Cf. Unfrock.