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battle dress

noun
  1. 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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Examples from the Web for battledress

Historical Examples

  • 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 battledress

battledress

noun
  1. the ordinary uniform of a soldier, consisting of tunic and trousers
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