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  • v. Present participle of frock.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A fabric suitable for making frocks; specifically, coarse jean or other material used for smock-frocks.

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Examples

  • For while the secular world has produced many advances -- the emancipation of women being a big one, including, notably, the frocking of women in some Protestant denominations -- the secular world has also blurred the moral line in the culture, the line that gives meaning and value to life, and in so doing has produced ... junkier results: the mainstreaming of pornography, for one example.

    Carla Seaquist: Where Is the Vatican's Outrage About Child Molestation?

  • For while the secular world has produced many advances --- the emancipation of women being a big one, including, notably, the frocking of women in some Protestant denominations --- the secular world has also blurred the moral line in the culture, the line that gives meaning and value to life, and in so doing has produced ... junkier results: the mainstreaming of pornography, for one example.

    Carla Seaquist: Where is the Vatican's Outrage about Child Molestation?

  • And of course Lewis got to this point via a de-frocking as a priest, with a cross in the no publicity box, some tremendous baggage from both West Ham and the Leeward Islands, and a year or so he says running a young offenders institute.

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  • What seemed to fascinate its audience was the moral dilemma in which the young lawyer finds himself: working for the mob is bad, no argument there, but the frocking pay is great!

    on writing by stephen king

  • Many boys grew to manhood never wearing, except on Sundays, any kind of coat save a long, loose, shapeless jacket or smock of this striped frocking, known everywhere as a long-short.

    Home Life in Colonial Days

  • A universal stuff woven in New Hampshire by the Scotch-Irish linen-weavers who settled there, and who influenced husbandry and domestic manufactures and customs all around them, was what was known as striped frocking.

    Home Life in Colonial Days

  • Usually it's "she kicked me out of the house because she's frocking beetch." and usually it's the other way around, the teen ran away. as i said in your the previous post, go out and learn, spend some time listening to real teenagers. you'll get the best materials. and the hang of their entire language and world.

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  • Senior Chief Petty Officer Reynaldo Ramos smile as his senior chief anchors are pinned on during a frocking ceremony on board Naval Air Facility Atsugi.

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  • I blame McD more than Marshall. 20 minutes late and you suspend the guy an entire game seems pretty frocking ridiculous to me.

    Denver Post: News: Breaking: Local

  • To those who say the de-frocking is a "stepping stone" in the right direction: That's ridiculous.

    CNN.com

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