Definitions for "Rochet"
Keywords:  bishop, vestment, linen, sleeves, worn
A linen garment resembling the surplise, but with narrower sleeves, also without sleeves, worn by bishops, and by some other ecclesiastical dignitaries, in certain religious ceremonies.
A frock or outer garment worn in the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries.
A long white linen vestment with wide sleeves tied at the wrists, worn by a bishop under the chimere. It may have lace at the hem and on the cuffs. It generally is worn under a cope or on occasions when the bishop does not wear the chimere. A bishop may also wear a short rochet with close fitting sleeves like an alb.
Keywords:  gurnard, gurnet, red, see
The red gurnard, or gurnet. See Gurnard.