- a loose overgarment of linen or cotton, as that worn by European farm laborers.Compare blouse(def 3).
Origin of smock frock
First recorded in 1790–1800
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Examples from the Web for smock frock
I certainly thought it was a smock-frock, though, when I saw you go out in it.Frank Fairlegh
Frank E. Smedley
A countryman, in a smock-frock, was busily engaged at his morning's meal.Rookwood
William Harrison Ainsworth
He received them in his smock-frock, which he held out for more.Brother Jacob
Already in his smock-frock he is a companion for princes and queens.
My smock-frock and my boots, and my spotted cotton neck-handkecher.Johnny Ludlow, Second Series
Mrs. Henry Wood