In full uniform


In full uniform
Uniform U"ni*form, n. [F. uniforme. See {Uniform}, a.] A dress of a particular style or fashion worn by persons in the same service or order by means of which they have a distinctive appearance; as, the uniform of the artillery, of the police, of the Freemasons, etc. [1913 Webster]

There are many things which, a soldier will do in his plain clothes which he scorns to do in his uniform. --F. W. Robertson. [1913 Webster]

{In full uniform} (Mil.), wearing the whole of the prescribed uniform, with ornaments, badges of rank, sash, side arms, etc.

{Uniform sword}, an officer's sword of the regulation pattern prescribed for the army or navy. [1913 Webster]


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  • Uniform — U ni*form, n. [F. uniforme. See {Uniform}, a.] A dress of a particular style or fashion worn by persons in the same service or order by means of which they have a distinctive appearance; as, the uniform of the artillery, of the police, of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Uniform sword — Uniform U ni*form, n. [F. uniforme. See {Uniform}, a.] A dress of a particular style or fashion worn by persons in the same service or order by means of which they have a distinctive appearance; as, the uniform of the artillery, of the police, of …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • full — [ ful ] adjective *** ▸ 1 containing all that fits ▸ 2 complete ▸ 3 having a lot of something ▸ 4 unable to eat more ▸ 5 as much as possible ▸ 6 busy ▸ 7 body: large ▸ 8 clothing: loose on body ▸ 9 about flavor ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) containing the… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • full */*/*/ — UK [fʊl] / US adjective Word forms full : adjective full comparative fuller superlative fullest 1) a) containing the largest amount that will fit in a particular place The petrol tank is almost full. a full car park full of: bins full of rubbish… …   English dictionary

  • Full dress — is a category dress codes that refers to most formal clothing available in Western society.CivilianFor a civilian, during the Victorian and Edwardian period, this corresponded to a frock coat in the day, and white tie at night. When morning dress …   Wikipedia

  • full-dress — adj. 1. suitable for formal occasions; as, a full dress uniform. Syn: dress. [WordNet 1.5] 2. requiring formal clothes; of a social event; as, a full dress ceremony. Syn: dress. [WordNet 1.5] 3. complete in every respect, including formalities;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • full dress — n [U] special clothes worn for official occasions ▪ officers in full dress uniform …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • full-dress — full′ dress′ adj. 1) cvb clo formal and complete in all details: a full dress uniform[/ex] 2) cvb done or presented completely or thoroughly • Etymology: 1805–15 …   From formal English to slang

  • full blues — (naval sl) Full formal naval uniform • • • Main Entry: ↑blue …   Useful english dictionary

  • full dress — noun uncount a soldier s formal uniform worn on special occasions …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English