military field uniform and accouterments, generally camouflaged and stripped of all ornamentation.
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Origin of battle dress
First recorded in 1935–40
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Example sentences from the Web for battle dress
A dozen men in UN battledress came up and took them prisoner.Hunter Patrol|Henry Beam Piper and John J. McGuire
British Dictionary definitions for battle dress
/ (ˈbætəlˌdrɛs) /
the ordinary uniform of a soldier, consisting of tunic and trousers
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