a heavy cloak, usually knee-length, often fur-trimmed and silk-lined, worn by men in the 18th cent.
Origin of roquelaureFr, after the Duc de Roquelaure (1656-1738)
A knee-length cloak lined with brightly colored silk and often trimmed with fur that was worn by European men in the 1700s.
Origin of roquelaureAfter Antoine Gaston Jean Baptiste, Duc de Roquelaure, (1656–1738), French marshal.
- (obsolete) a lined and trimmed cloak that reaches to the knees