morning dress

noun
1.
formal daytime apparel for men, including striped pants, a cutaway, and a silk hat.
2.
a simple dress for wear in the home; housedress.
Compare evening dress.


Origin:
1690–1700

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morning dress
 
n
formal day dress for men, comprising a morning coat, usually with grey trousers and top hat

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She was wrapped in a white morning dress, her hair falling on her shoulders, and her large eyes fixed and without light.
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