- the formal costume required to be worn at a royal court on ceremonial and other occasions.
Origin of court dress
Examples from the Web for court dress
Historical Examples of court dress
Their robes were more showy than any court-dress ever witnessed at Windsor Castle or the Tuileries.
I put on my court-dress, and looked a perfect Lovelace in it.Life and Letters of Lord Macaulay
George Otto Trevelyan
I was quite blue, and frozen in my court-dress and with bare neck.Memoirs of the Empress Catherine II.
Catherine II, Empress of Russia
A little more and she would have ordered a court-dress of gold brocade.Rise and Fall of Cesar Birotteau
Honore de Balzac
"Mr. Ashe says he will, if he may wear just court-dress," said the maid, smiling.The Marriage of William Ashe
Mrs. Humphry Ward
- the formal clothing worn at court