Dress parade
Dress Dress, n. 1. That which is used as the covering or ornament of the body; clothes; garments; habit; apparel. ``In your soldier's dress.'' --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. A lady's gown; as, silk or a velvet dress. [1913 Webster]

3. Attention to apparel, or skill in adjusting it. [1913 Webster]

Men of pleasure, dress, and gallantry. -- Pope. [1913 Webster]

4. (Milling) The system of furrows on the face of a millstone. --Knight. [1913 Webster]

{Dress parade} (Mil.), a parade in full uniform for review. [1913 Webster]


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  • dress parade — ☆ dress parade n. a military parade in dress uniform * * * …   Universalium

  • dress parade — ☆ dress parade n. a military parade in dress uniform …   English World dictionary

  • Dress Parade —    When costumes are nearly ready, the director and costume designer will view the actors in their costumes on stage under stage lighting in order to consider the effect of the color and intensity of the lighting. In his memoir More Lives Than… …   The Historical Dictionary of the American Theater

  • dress parade — noun a military parade in full dress uniform …   English new terms dictionary

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  • 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

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