1) An outer garment, of the nature of a smock or cloak.

1377-8 Pro consuicione rochet pannorum secr’ et linthiam pro eodem ijs, Bolton Priory

1547 To Edward Hungaite my sone my velvet rochett, Saxton. There was a regional form of this word: 1657 the felonious stealing and carrying away a certaine White Gray Cloake or Rokitt, Earlsheaton.

spellings rocket
dates 1377-1378 1547 1657

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