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Definition of rochet

What is the definition of "rochet"?
  • noun
  • 1. A white ceremonial vestment made of linen or lawn, worn by bishops and other church dignitaries.


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  • "The name rochet (from the medieval roccus) was scarcely in use before the thirteenth century."

    "Lateran Congregation is a white woolen cassock with a linen rochet, which is worn as an essential part of the daily dress."

    "Cardinal Sigismondo Gonzaga, a very beautiful kneeling figure, robed in the habit of a Cardinal, with the rochet, which is also a portrait from life; and in front of that Cardinal is a portrait of Signora Leonora, the daughter of the same Marquis, who was then a girl, and afterwards became Duchess of Urbino."

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