dress parade

dress parade

n
(Military) military a formal parade of sufficient ceremonial importance for the wearing of dress uniform
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Up Broadway Chandler moved with the vespertine dress parade. For this evening he was an exhibit as well as a gazer.
A salute of twenty-four guns was fired on reciept of good news from Washington, and a dress parade took place at headquarters.
Her military rig, as Lieutenant-General, isn't for business, it's for dress parade, because the ladies made it.
Children gave a spirited performance of dancing and sang songs and a fancy dress parade was held.
Gala favourites such as the popular fancy dress parade, sandcastle competition and tombola night will all return throughout the week.
The well-supported children's fancy dress parade will be judged in Station Park at 10.30am before a parade, led by the Penicuik Pipe Band, to the town hall to receive prizes at 11.15am for age categories and the coveted Shepherd and Lass cup and Granny Bell special individual trophy.
This year, the festival is travelling back to the prehistoric era as Kendal Calling Goes Jurassic, which includes a fancy dress parade, a unique performance by the Flat Cap Brass Band, themed treats at Tim Peaks Dinersaur's T-Rex T-Party and more.
Six in 10 adults think it is now a fancy dress parade rather than a celebration of books.
A CHRISTMAS fancy dress parade for canines was held in Cardiff Bay yesterday, and it was more a case of Santa Paws than Santa Claus.
8 FANCY DRESS PARADE Fun for the little ones, join in Belladrum's annual fancy dress parade.
A wedding is holy matrimony, not just a gigantic fancy dress parade Former Tory MP Ann Widdecombe commenting on the forthcoming Prince Harry-Meghan Markle nuptials This is yet another example of discrimination by Labour James Cleverly, deputy chairman of the Conservative Party, on the banning of heterosexual white men from a Labour conference on equality I might get married when I'm 70 to spice things up because I'm stuck with him now - I've got his kid!
I haven't made hardly any mistakes sober, ever, ever" Artist Tracey Emin "A wedding is holy matrimony, not just a gigantic fancy dress parade" Former Tory MP Ann Widdecombe commenting on the forthcoming Prince Harry-Meghan Markle nuptials "I might get married when I'm 70 to spice things up because I'm stuck with him now - I've got his kid!