Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A knee-length cloak lined with brightly colored silk and often trimmed with fur that was worn by European men in the 1700s.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A form of short cloak much worn in the earlier part of the eighteenth century.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A cloak reaching about to, or just below, the knees, worn in the 18th century.

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  • noun obsolete a lined and trimmed cloak that reaches to the knees

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[After Antoine Gaston Jean Baptiste, Duc de Roquelaure, (1656–1738), French marshal.]

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French

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