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 for frock
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Frock \Frock\ (fr[o^]k), n. [F. froc a monk's cowl, coat,
     garment, LL. frocus, froccus, flocus, floccus, fr. L. floccus
     a flock of wool; hence orig., a flocky cloth or garment; cf.
     L. flaccus flabby, E. flaccid.]
     1. 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.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. 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.
        [1913 Webster]
     Frock coat, a body coat for men, usually double-breasted,
        the skirts not being in one piece with the body, but sewed
        on so as to be somewhat full.
     Smock frock. See in the Vocabulary.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Frock \Frock\, v. t.
     1. To clothe in a frock.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. To make a monk of. Cf. Unfrock.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a habit worn by clerics
      2: a one-piece garment for a woman; has skirt and bodice [syn:
         dress, frock]
      v 1: put a frock on

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  19 Moby Thesaurus words for "frock":
     bib and tucker, cloak, costume, dress, duds, garment, gown, habit,
     jupe, mantle, rag, raiment, rig, robe, skirt, suit, togs, vestment,

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