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Full-dress uniform   /fʊl-drɛs jˈunəfˌɔrm/   Listen
Full-dress uniform

The naval or military uniform that is specified by regulations to be worn on ceremonial occasions.

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"Full-dress uniform" Quotes from Famous Books

... asked the youth, who stood before her in the full-dress uniform of a Roman officer, as handsome as the young god of war, though awkward and unsoldierly ...
— Uarda • Georg Ebers

... you miserable young humbug. Think I was never a boy myself, and don't know what it means. You're red-hot to go and look at your duds. There, be off and put on your full-dress uniform, and then come ...
— Syd Belton - The Boy who would not go to Sea • George Manville Fenn

... the left of the attack. We reached the Head-Quarters camp just as Sir Colin was about to receive a visit of ceremony from the Nepalese General, the famous Jung Bahadur. Our old Chief, in honour of the occasion, had doffed his usual workman-like costume, and wore General's full-dress uniform, but he was quite thrown into the shade by the splendour of the Gurkha Prince, who was most gorgeously attired, with magnificent jewels in his turban, round his ...
— Forty-one years in India - From Subaltern To Commander-In-Chief • Frederick Sleigh Roberts

... a strange state of mind. In his full-dress uniform, his gold lace and plumes, he looked his best, a manly and handsome soldier. Every one turned to look at him, struck by the likeness to Napoleon, stronger than ever that night, for he was graver, quieter, more dignified than usual. He was not ...
— Angelot - A Story of the First Empire • Eleanor Price

... palace, out of respect to his mother, the king changed his European clothes for a white kid-skin wrapper, and then walked in to see her, leaving us waiting outside. By this time Colonel Congow, in his full-dress uniform, had arrived in the square outside, with his regiment drawn up in review order. The king, hearing the announcement, at once came out with spears and shield, preceded by the bird, and took post, standing armed, by the entrance, ...
— The Discovery of the Source of the Nile • John Hanning Speke

Words linked to "Full-dress uniform" :   war machine, armed forces, military, military uniform, military machine, armed services

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