Definition of battledress in English:
Combat dress, particularly as worn by British soldiers during the Second World War.
- Forty years ago this summer, with the map of the Empire all but rolled up, the last British national servicemen returned to Blighty and swapped their battledress for demob suits.
- We sat with a picnic basket on a green sward and my former employer looked even more like a brigadier in his bulky battledress.
- Twelve years later, 35-year-old David has switched his battledress for a city suit and is watching the war unfold on television.
Words that rhyme with battledressMudéjares • headdress
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