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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of frock.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Clothed in a frock.


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  • The message announced tersely that Lieutenant Commander Robert A. Toland, III, USNR, had been "frocked" as a Commander, USNR, which gave him the right to wear the three gold stripes of a commander, but not to collect a commander's pay just yet.

    Red Storm Rising

  • No more compulsory vows, no "frocked" younger sons "to make an elder," no girls immured from infancy, kept in the convent throughout their youth, led on, urged, and then driven into a corner and forced into the final engagement on becoming of age; no more aristocratic institutions, no

    The Modern Regime, Volume 2

  • The broadcast invariably communicated something about their great society, envy of the world, then gave a rambling weather report, and ended with frocked maidens dancing a polka.

    Lorelei Kelly: Meet the New Soviets: Gingrich, Walker, Breitbart

  • So it took two whole paragraphs to develop the frocked up FKN HAVOCK!! character?!

    Cheeseburger Gothic » One week. 24 000 words.

  • The stars come out in all their feathery frocked finery (and seem to drink rather freely, judging from shows past), and one gets to watch the weird, awkward high-school hierarchy of television actors mixing it up with big movie stars.

    The Week in DVR

  • In other cases, the processes used to work with difficult conflicts harkened back to white wigs, frocked coats, and silk stockings.

    Doug Noll: Time for a Different Way

  • As to my soul: Alan Placa (Rudy's de-frocked boyhood friend) has become my closest spiritual healer and counselor in this time of confession and contrition.

    Election Central | Talking Points Memo | CNN Poll: McCain Still Ahead In New Hampshire

  • I had forgotten that Soviet Russia closed down at the end of the year as men playing Det 'Moroz (Father Frost) appeared long-frocked Santa-like along the Moika Canal and Nevsky Prospekt.

    Pavlov's Blue Dog

  • The chaplains involved ( "This is general order #1" -) and who attempted to disguise the proselytizing as "gift giving" -, should be summarily dismissed, disenfranchised, disgraced and de-frocked.

    A Bonfire of the Profanities

  • Vogue [is a] magazine that has long been the supreme symbol of sophistication for every American female who ever dreamed of being frocked by Balenciaga [or] shod by Roger Vivier ...

    Ruthie Friedlander: The September Issue: Behind Fashion's Most Elegant Curtain


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