court dress


noun

the formal costume required to be worn at a royal court on ceremonial and other occasions.

Nearby words

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  2. court christian,
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  8. court of appeal,
  9. court of appeals,
  10. court of chancery

Origin of court dress

First recorded in 1690–1700

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court dress

noun

the formal clothing worn at court
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