Definition of Full-dress uniform
1. Noun. The naval or military uniform that is specified by regulations to be worn on ceremonial occasions.
Category relationships: Armed Forces, Armed Services, Military, Military Machine, War Machine
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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. ..."