from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A knee-length cloak lined with brightly colored silk and often trimmed with fur that was worn by European men in the 18th century.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. a lined and trimmed cloak that reaches to the knees
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A cloak reaching about to, or just below, the knees, worn in the 18th century.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A form of short cloak much worn in the earlier part of the eighteenth century.
After Antoine Gaston Jean Baptiste, Duc de Roquelaure (1656-1738), French marshal.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)