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court dress Syllabification: court dress
Pronunciation: /ˈkôrt ˌdres/

Definition of court dress in English:


Formal clothing worn at a royal court.
Example sentences
  • The Powell Street Gallery presents work by Chinese artist Di Lifeng which depicts solemn-eyed young women in the traditional court dress of the Qing Dynasty.
  • The Manchu Qing dynasty codified court dress, reviving the twelve symbols of imperial authority and reserving yellow for the exclusive use of the emperor and empress.
  • Trading her court dress for a more comfortable riding outfit, the Princess hurried to a stall that was familiar to her as her own room.
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