rochet

[ roch-it ]
/ ˈrɒtʃ ɪt /
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noun

a vestment of linen or lawn, resembling a surplice, worn especially by bishops and abbots.

Nearby words

  1. rochelle powder,
  2. rochelle powders,
  3. rochelle salt,
  4. rochelle, la,
  5. rochester,
  6. rocinante,
  7. rock,
  8. rock 'n' roll,
  9. rock and roll,
  10. rock and rye

Origin of rochet

1350–1400; Middle English < Old French: outer garment < Germanic; compare Old English rocc outer garment

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British Dictionary definitions for rochet

rochet

/ (ˈrɒtʃɪt) /

noun

a white surplice with tight sleeves, worn by bishops, abbots, and certain other Church dignitaries

Word Origin for rochet

C14: from Old French, from roc coat, outer garment, of Germanic origin; compare Old High German roc coat

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