Usage examples for frocks

  1. He had many kings waiting on him, but four he always carried with him as servants and guards, who, when he rode, ran by his horse's side in ordinary under- frocks and attended him, when sitting on his throne, and publishing his decrees to the people, with their hands folded together; which posture of all others was that which most expressed slavery, it being that of men who had bidden adieu to liberty, and had prepared their bodies more for chastisement, than the service of their masters. – Plutarch-Lives-of-the-noble-Grecians-and-Romans by Clough, Arthur Hugh
  2. Then they hurried the dinner dishes out of the way, drove Marty and his father out of the house and hurried to change into fresh frocks for company was expected. – Janice Day by Helen Beecher Long
  3. She spread the available frocks out upon the bed after the other things were put neatly away in closet and drawer, and sat down to decide the matter. – Marcia Schuyler by Grace Livingston Hill Lutz