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regimental

[rej-uh-men-tl]
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adjective
  1. of or relating to a regiment.
noun
  1. regimentals, the uniform of a regiment.

Origin of regimental

First recorded in 1695–1705; regiment + -al1
Related formsreg·i·men·tal·ly, adverbin·ter·reg·i·men·tal, adjectivenon·reg·i·men·tal, adjectiveun·reg·i·men·tal, adjectiveun·reg·i·men·tal·ly, adverb
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Examples from the Web for regimentals

Historical Examples

  • He stared at me, for I had on my regimentals, but I did not yet make myself known.

    The Autobiography of Sergeant William Lawrence

    William Lawrence

  • They were sent into the riding-school before they had had time to get their regimentals.

    The Making Of A Novelist

    David Christie Murray

  • Turned up with facings on the cuffs and collars of uniforms and regimentals.

    The Sailor's Word-Book

    William Henry Smyth

  • Showers of bullets had lifted his locks or pierced his regimentals.

  • The British officer was soon distinguished among them by his regimentals.

    Alonzo and Melissa

    Daniel Jackson, Jr.


British Dictionary definitions for regimentals

regimentals

pl n
  1. the uniform and insignia of a regiment
  2. military dress
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Word Origin and History for regimentals

regimental

adj.

1650s, from regiment (n.) + -al (1). As a noun, regimentals, "dress proper to a particular regiment, military uniform," is from 1742.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper