- a vestment of linen or lawn, resembling a surplice, worn especially by bishops and abbots.
Origin of rochet
Examples from the Web for rochet
Historical Examples of rochet
The rochet resembles an alb, but is shorter and without sleeves.The Worship of the Church
Jacob A. Regester
And there was he, a-running about the house with his rochet on him, and all trailing in the mire.Robin Tremayne
Emily Sarah Holt
The bishop was to wear a rochet, a surplice or albe, and a cope or vestment.The Heritage of Dress
Wilfred Mark Webb
Little Rochet awoke to a reality full of darkness and despair.
At the end of an hour, my anxiety brings me back to Rochet's bedside.
- a white surplice with tight sleeves, worn by bishops, abbots, and certain other Church dignitaries