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rochet

Syllabification: roch·et
Pronunciation: /ˈräCHit
 
/

Definition of rochet in English:

noun

Christian Church
A vestment resembling a surplice, used chiefly by bishops and abbots.
Example sentences
  • The motives and ornaments of the sumptuously flowing white lace rochets were of the most elaborate and delicate kind.

Origin

Middle English: from Old French, a diminutive from a Germanic base shared by German Rock 'coat'.

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