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undress uniform

noun, Military, Navy.
1.
a uniform worn on other than formal occasions.
Origin of undress uniform
1820-1830
1820-30
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  • As Stover reached the head of the stairs a door was thrown open and Butsey White appeared in undress uniform.

    The Varmint Owen Johnson
  • He looked like a young officer in the undress uniform of the regular army.

    Cavanagh: Forest Ranger Hamlin Garland
  • As he sat on the grass eating pie, the major sauntered up in undress uniform.

    Toaster's Handbook Peggy Edmund and Harold W. Williams, compilers
  • "Little Bonsa's undress uniform, I expect," he muttered, and tried to drag it off.

    The Yellow God H. Rider Haggard
  • He who was in advance of the party wore a short, blue cape over an undress uniform.

  • Upon this there rose to greet me a gentleman in the undress uniform of the Grays.

    Hugh Wynne, Free Quaker S. Weir Mitchell
  • He was dressed in the undress uniform of an ensign, and very smart and gentlemanly he looked, too.

    Jones of the 64th F. S. (Frederick Sadleir) Brereton
  • He was in undress uniform—a holland or white-jean jacket, and a red woollen comforter.

    Somehow Good William de Morgan
  • He wears his undress uniform, which somewhat mars the glory of his outward man; but still how great, how grand, he is!

    Sketches by Boz Charles Dickens
  • Some grabbed a blouse, cap or shirt while others buckled on their equipments in undress uniform.

    Drum Taps in Dixie Delavan S. Miller

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