Other Word Forms of Frock
Origin of Frock
From Middle English frok, frokke, from Old French froc (“frock, a monk's gown or habit”) (compare Medieval Latin hrocus, roccus, rocus (“a coat”)), from Old Frankish *hroc, *hrok (“skirt, dress, robe”), from Proto-Germanic *hrukkaz (“robe, jacket, skirt, tunic”), from Proto-Indo-European *kreḱ- (“to weave”). Cognate with Old High German hroch, roch (“skirt, dress, cowl”) (German Rock (“skirt, coat”)), Saterland Frisian Rok (“skirt”), Dutch rok (“skirt, petticoat”), Old English rocc (“an overgarment, tunic, rochet”), Old Norse rokkr (“skirt, jacket”) (> Danish rok (“garment”)).
Middle English frok a monk's habit from Old French froc from Medieval Latin froccus of Germanic origin
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Middle English froke, variation of frogge (“frog”), from Old English frocga (“frog”). More at frog.
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