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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Frock \Frock\ (fr[o^]k), n. [F. froc a monk's cowl, coat, garment, LL. frocus, froccus, flocus, floccus, fr. L. floccus a flock of wool; hence orig., a flocky cloth or garment; cf. L. flaccus flabby, E. flaccid.] 1. A loose outer garment; especially, a gown forming a part of European modern costume for women and children; also, a coarse shirtlike garment worn by some workmen over their other clothes; a smock frock; as, a marketman's frock. [1913 Webster] 2. A coarse gown worn by monks or friars, and supposed to take the place of all, or nearly all, other garments. It has a hood which can be drawn over the head at pleasure, and is girded by a cord. [1913 Webster] Frock coat, a body coat for men, usually double-breasted, the skirts not being in one piece with the body, but sewed on so as to be somewhat full. Smock frock. See in the Vocabulary. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Smock frock \Smock" frock`\ A coarse frock, or shirt, worn over the other dress, as by farm laborers. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster]