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smock frock

  1. a loose overgarment of linen or cotton, as that worn by European farm laborers.Compare blouse(def 3).
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Origin of smock frock

First recorded in 1790–1800
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Historical Examples of 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.


    William Harrison Ainsworth

  • He received them in his smock-frock, which he held out for more.

    Brother Jacob

    George Eliot

  • 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.