Origin of rochetMiddle English ; from Old French ; from roc, cloak ; from Middle High German ; from Old High German hroc, roch
Origin of rochetMiddle English, from Old French, of Germanic origin.
- A fish, the red gurnard.
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
Probably corrupted from French rouget.