from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A loose coatlike outer garment, often worn to protect the clothes while working.
- transitive v. To clothe in a smock.
- transitive v. To decorate (fabric) with smocking.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A woman's undergarment; a shift; a chemise.
- n. A blouse.
- n. A loose garment worn as protection by a painter, etc.
- adj. Of or pertaining to a smock; resembling a smock
- adj. Hence, of or pertaining to a woman.
- v. To provide with, or clothe in, a smock or a smock frock. Alfred Tennyson.
- v. To apply smocking.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of or pertaining to a smock; resembling a smock; hence, of or pertaining to a woman.
- n. A woman's under-garment; a shift; a chemise.
- n. A blouse; a smoock frock.
- transitive v. To provide with, or clothe in, a smock or a smock frock.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A garment worn by women corresponding to the shirt worn by men: a chemise; a shift.
- n. A smock-frock.
- Belonging or relating to women; characteristic of women; female: common in old writers.
- To provide with or clothe in a smock or smock-frock.
- To shir or pucker. See smocking.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a loose coverall (coat or frock) reaching down to the ankles
- v. embellish by sewing in straight lines crossing each other diagonally
As he stood at the door, a tall young stripling, dressed in what they call a smock frock, with a pitchfork in his hand, came up and, taking his station a little on one side, began to view him from head to foot, scratching his head and grinning.
I, too, think on Hobbes every time the word smock pops up. smocksmocksmock.
From an early age, I believed that when you died, you put on a white satin smock with lace around the cuffs and joined the anonymous army of souls (in heaven if you were lucky).
Though attired in this barbarous guise, I did not, of course, dispense with my trousers, which, being black, contrasted somewhat oddly with my primrose-coloured ki ton, as they call the smock, and the dark violet clamis, or plaid.
After apparent outside pressure on the brig due to my mistreatment, I was given a suicide prevention article of clothing called a "smock" by the guards.
The Pentagon has now said that it allows Bradley Manning to wear a garment at night, which his lawyer described as a smock.
Probably it is the sting from not getting that smock, which is entirely understandable.
A loose, launderable sweater or sweatshirt that lets you move but can go under your smock is another useful item to have in your cleaning closet.
And though he was told she was an idiot, he pronounced that for a young woman of twenty to wander about in nothing but a smock was a breach of the proprieties, and must not occur again.
The poorest peasant in his smock was a more courteous and valiant gentleman than was a belted knight beyond the sea. '
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