dinner dress

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Noun1.dinner dress - a gown for evening wear
evening clothes, evening dress, eveningwear, formalwear - attire to wear on formal occasions in the evening
gown - a woman's dress, usually with a close-fitting bodice and a long flared skirt, often worn on formal occasions
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There's a painting in the officers' mess of soldiers standing on the table in mess dress eating the leek.
With the addition of ticket sales, it is hoped the black tie and mess dress event will raise around PS10,000, to be halved between Veterans at Ease and Northumbria Police's local charity choice.
Chris Lloyd, OVMRO press officer said: "Being a formal dinner, the Ogwen troops were in black tie and the RAF were in mess dress complete with medals.
He arrived at the do wearing full military mess dress with a rack of medals and allegedly told other guests he was a former colonel in the Irish Guards.
The 39-year-old, from Bootle, said; "My mess dress uniform from the King's Regiment days is on display in a cabinet and she said 'what's it doing there - have you co.
In 1998, aged 23, he climbed Everest (almost killing himself again, he freely admits), three years later he crossed the North Atlantic in an inflatable boat, then in 2005 he paramotored over Angel Falls, a remote jungle waterfall in Venezuela, before holding the world's highest open-air formal dinner party at 25,000ft, complete with full mess dress and oxygen tanks, for charity the same year.
Matt, a Major in the United States Air Force, was dashing in his Air Force Mess Dress uniform.
Air Force officials also modified the 97th AFUB decision that stated the women's A-line skirt would become the primary mess dress skirt for the Air Force.
FAMILY: Lee leaves behind his fiance Lisa McIntosh and their daughter Lilly, shown left NEWS: How the Gazette has covered the sad news of Lee's death while serving in Afghanistan, left TRAGIC: Sergeant Lee Johnson pictured in his uniform, above, and away from the job in his mess dress, above left
Jill Arnold BR: For the majority of units, Mess dress is not normally required until the rank of Sergeant when a grant is made to those applying for it.