Examples from the Web for civies
But in civies, even a frock coat, I've an idea she wouldn't recognize me as a noble hero.Torchy As A Pa|Sewell Ford
I can shake hands with you, David, now that youre in 13 civies.Out of the Air|Inez Haynes Irwin
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
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|Various