a vestment of linen or lawn, resembling a surplice, worn especially by bishops and abbots.
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How to use rochet in a sentence
Mrs. Wurzel was quite right; they had been supplied, regardless of cost, from Messrs. rochet and Stole's well-known establishment.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3) | Charles James Wills
A roket, or rochet, is a loose linen frock synonymous with sukkenye.Chaucer's Works, Volume 1 (of 7) -- Romaunt of the Rose; Minor Poems | Geoffrey Chaucer
The pope first invests him with the rochet and red biretta, but there is no formal ceremony.
After this the new bishop, who has so far been vested only in a rochet, retires and puts on the rest of the episcopal habit, viz.
I could fold the entire rochet in the palms of my hands, the lace work was so fine and exquisite.My New Curate | P.A. Sheehan
British Dictionary definitions for rochet
a white surplice with tight sleeves, worn by bishops, abbots, and certain other Church dignitaries
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