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 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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