Rochet meaning

rŏchĭt
A white ceremonial vestment made of linen or lawn, worn by bishops and other church dignitaries.
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A knee-length, narrow-sleeved, light outer garment of linen and lace, worn by prelates in some ceremonies.
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A white vestment, worn by a bishop, similar to a surplice but with narrower sleeves, extending either to below the knee (in the Catholic church) or to the hem of the cassock in the Anglican church.
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A frock or outer garment worn in the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries.

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A fish, the red gurnard.
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Origin of rochet

  • Middle English from Old French of Germanic origin

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Probably corrupted from French rouget.

    From Wiktionary