Definition of Full-dress uniform

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




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Full-dress Uniform

full(a)
full-back
full-backs
full-blood
full-blooded
full-blown
full-bodied
full-bore
full-bosomed
full-butt
full-clad
full-court press
full-deckism
full-deckisms
full-dress
full-dress uniform (current term)
full-face
full-fashioned
full-figured
full-fledged
full-frontal nudity
full-grown
full-hearted
full-length
full-looking
full-made
full-motion video
full-of-the-moon
full-on
full-out

Literary usage of Full-dress uniform

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1. Scientific American Reference Book by Albert Allis Hopkins, Alexander Russell Bond (1905)
"Trumpeter of Cavalry, mounted, in full- dress uniform. 10. ... Private of Cavalry, full-dress uniform. 19. Sergeant of Artillery in full-dress uniform. 20. ..."

2. A Naval Encyclopædia: Comprising a Dictionary of Nautical Words and Phrases (1880)
"... or to foreign authorities and vessels of war, wear the full-dress uniform. When making an official visit to the President of the United States, ..."

3. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"Officers attending social functions of a military nature are permitted to wear a special full-dress uniform of a cut similar to civilian evening dress. are ..."

4. The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine (1892)
"... a distinctive uniform to whose history they are attached ; others have the full-dress uniform of the army, and some have no full-dress uniform at all. ..."

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