- a cloak reaching to the knees, worn by men during the 18th century.
Origin of roquelaure
Examples from the Web for roquelaure
Historical Examples of roquelaure
So saying, I threw off my roquelaure, and desired him to proceed.Japhet in Search of a Father
To root out a Roquelaure, a Triboulet, or a Brummel, is almost impossible.The Man Who Laughs
Putting on a mask of black silk, and drawing a roquelaure closely about my person, I suffered him to hurry me to my palazzo.
"It is this," I answered, producing a trowel from beneath the folds of my roquelaure.
Remember that Roquelaure joyously threw himself on the neck of a man who seemed to him even uglier than himself.My Neighbor Raymond (Novels of Paul de Kock Volume XI)
Charles Paul de Kock
- a man's hooded knee-length cloak of the 18th and 19th centuries