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English definition of “battledress”

battledress

noun [U]     /ˈbæt.l̩.dres/ US  /ˈbæt̬-/
uniform worn by soldiers and other military groups especially when they go to fight Clothes worn for a particular job or activityArms and munitions in general
(Definition of battledress noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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