Truly? she said, quickly smoothing her frock and hair.
And Natasha felt that this costume, the very one she had regarded with surprise and amusement at Otradnoe, was just the right thing and not at all worse than a swallow-tail or frock coat.
Ferdinand died on the feast of Saint John the Evangelist, the 24th of June 1065, in Leon, with many manifestations of ardent piety - having laid aside his crown and royal mantle, dressed in the frock of a monk and lying on a bier, covered with ashes, which was placed before the altar of the church of Saint Isidore.
If it's a formal frock and you would like to keep in its pristine state to wear to another formal occasion in the future, consider bringing it to a wedding dress preservation specialist.
Many Union musicians wore a frock coat with a piping pattern across the front, but historical pictures make it clear that it wasn't uncommon for fifers and drummers to wear an undecorated frock coat or a sack coat.