dress blues


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Noun1.dress blues - a dress uniform for formal occasions
dress uniform - a military uniform worn on formal occasions
plural, plural form - the form of a word that is used to denote more than one
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During one of her final checkups, Sophia surprised Childs by waiting for him on the paediatric floor wearing a miniature assistant surgeon general dress blues uniform her grandmother had made for her.
I was in the airport in my dress blues when I saw a man pushing an elderly woman in a wheelchair.
Yarn Plymouth Yarn Worsted Merino Superwash (100% superwash fine merino wool; 218 yd [199 m]/3V2 oz [100 g[): #60 dress blues navy (A), 1 skein; #62 teal (B) and #16 burgundy (C), 3 skeins each; #38 gulden (gold; D), 1 skein.
A tribute to the Marine Corps "dress blues," the "tactical fuzz" outside of mine is the color of the dress blues, bonded on o scarlet Kydex liner mirroring the blood stripe.
Gordon Bannerman, in dress blues at home on leave, Christmas 1940.
Marines have very specific uniforms to wear for every event you can think of: the well-known camouflage, used for field operations and daily wear on base, dress blues for formal events and a summer whites version for hot days.
Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father in Army dress blues, the bride wore a couture gown of ivory white organza and charmeuse that featured an illusion bateau neckline and chapel-length train.
The adventure began on January 9, 1944, with my dad part of a contingent of fresh boot camp graduates decked out in their dress blues and standing in formation at the Bath Iron Works in Maine.
These were big, impressive dress blues funerals like the one the Auburn Police Department put on for my brother Stephen that so comforted my family, my mother and my father.
In dress blues, he could wear his turban instead of a forage cap, but the bearskin is part of the uniform of the Guards and covers more than a turban.
Marine detachment commander was present in full dress blues with a welcoming smile.
As he dug for clothes through the bags his wife Sunny had packed when she met him at Bethesda Naval Hospital, he found his dress blues and a stuffed animal he'd had since childhood.