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Examples from the Web for civies
I can shake hands with you, David, now that youre in 13 civies.Out of the Air
Inez Haynes Irwin
The next day we dressed up for the attempt by putting on our "civies" first and then drawing our prisoner's uniform over them.World's War Events, Vol. II
But in civies, even a frock coat, I've an idea she wouldn't recognize me as a noble hero.Torchy As A Pa
Next morning the Babe dug up an old suit of 1914 "civies" and put them on.
A good many right arms to-day, back in “civies,” have a stuttering fit whenever they approach a uniform.'Oh, Well, You Know How Women Are!' AND 'Isn't That Just Like a Man!'
Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb
- informal a variant spelling of civviesSee civvy (def. 2)
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