Undress parade
Undress Un"dress, n. 1. A loose, negligent dress; ordinary dress, as distinguished from full dress. [1913 Webster]

2. (Mil. & Naval) An authorized habitual dress of officers and soldiers, but not full-dress uniform. [1913 Webster]

{Undress parade} (Mil.), a substitute for dress parade, allowed in bad weather, the companies forming without arms, and the ceremony being shortened. [1913 Webster]


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  • Undress parade — Parade Pa*rade , n. [F., fr. Sp. parada a halt or stopping, an assembling for exercise, a place where troops are assembled to exercise, fr. parar to stop, to prepare. See {Pare}, v. t.] 1. The ground where a military display is held, or where… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Parade — Pa*rade , n. [F., fr. Sp. parada a halt or stopping, an assembling for exercise, a place where troops are assembled to exercise, fr. parar to stop, to prepare. See {Pare}, v. t.] 1. The ground where a military display is held, or where troops are …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • parade ground — Parade Pa*rade , n. [F., fr. Sp. parada a halt or stopping, an assembling for exercise, a place where troops are assembled to exercise, fr. parar to stop, to prepare. See {Pare}, v. t.] 1. The ground where a military display is held, or where… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Parade rest — Parade Pa*rade , n. [F., fr. Sp. parada a halt or stopping, an assembling for exercise, a place where troops are assembled to exercise, fr. parar to stop, to prepare. See {Pare}, v. t.] 1. The ground where a military display is held, or where… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Undress — Un dress, n. 1. A loose, negligent dress; ordinary dress, as distinguished from full dress. [1913 Webster] 2. (Mil. & Naval) An authorized habitual dress of officers and soldiers, but not full dress uniform. [1913 Webster] {Undress parade} (Mil.) …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dress parade — Parade Pa*rade , n. [F., fr. Sp. parada a halt or stopping, an assembling for exercise, a place where troops are assembled to exercise, fr. parar to stop, to prepare. See {Pare}, v. t.] 1. The ground where a military display is held, or where… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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