Definition of dress length in English:

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dress length

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A piece of material long enough to make a dress.
Example sentences
  • Some competitions offered other prizes, e.g., for the Best Translation of ‘The Men of the West’ first prize was a suit or dress length of Irish material, presented by Mr. Frank Dorr, Foxford.
  • I bought a dress length the other day, and after it was sent home I suddenly decided I did not want it.
  • If you bought a dress length of fabric in pioneer days how much fabric was it?

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