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Meaning of 'frock' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Frock [ 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.
- 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.