roquelaure

roquelaure

[rok-uh-lawr, -lohr, roh-kuh-; French rawkuh-lawr]
noun, plural roquelaures [rok-uh-lawrz, -lohrz; French rawkuh-lawr] .
a cloak reaching to the knees, worn by men during the 18th century.

Origin:
1710–20; named after the Duc de Roquelaure (1656–1738), French marshal

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roquelaure (ˈrɒkəˌlɔː)
 
n
a man's hooded knee-length cloak of the 18th and 19th centuries
 
[C18: from French, named after the Duc de Roquelaure (1656--1738), French marshal]

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