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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Clothes
smocksmock /smɒk $ smɑːk/ noun [countable]  1 DCCa long loose shirt or a loose dress2 DCCa loose piece of clothing worn by artists or other workers to protect their other clothing
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smockHe gave Margarett one of his monogrammed silk shirts to use as a smock.Inside, workers clad in blue smocks can turn out 6,000 handguns a day.Andrea was wearing a cheesecloth smock and agonizing over whether to eat a salt and vinegar crisp.Below her waist, the fabric of her smock filled with the black clots of her hemorrhage.Pleats create a weird-looking smock effect, appealing to the adventurous with a touch of fashion victim in them.She learned to sew and made maternity smocks he tried to admire.Dress: painting smock to keep clothes clean.an artist's smockThis archer wears a white smock over a grey uniform with distinguishing red ribbons and plume.
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