mid-14c., from Old French froc â€śa monk's habit; clothing, dressâ€ť (12c.), which is of unknown origin; perhaps from Frankish hrok or some other Germanic source (compare Old High German hroc â€śmantle, coat;â€ť Old Norse rokkr, Old English rocc, Old Frisian rokk, German Rock â€śa coat, over-garmentâ€ť). [â€¦]
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