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What is "Smock" - Definition & Explanation

A light loose garment worn especially for protection of clothing while working.
  • Duster: a loose coverall (coat or frock) reaching down to the ankles
  • Embellish by sewing in lines crossing each other diagonally; "The folk dancers wore smocked shirts"
  • Some other terms

    Some more terms:

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