frock

Part of speech: noun

Any loose outer garment, as a woman's or child's gown; dress.

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Usage examples "frock":

  1. The dark figure moved forward, and a tiny square of paper gleamed out white against the black of his frock- coat. - "The Patrician", John Galsworthy.
  2. At six o'clock he would have to take his legs off that chair, and get into a frock- coat; once in the frock- coat he would become another man, all patience and politeness. - "Superseded", May Sinclair.
  3. Frances hid her face in her frock. - "Fanny, the Flower-Girl", Selina Bunbury.