battle dress uniform

noun

: a military uniform for field service

Examples of battle dress uniform in a Sentence

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Word History

First Known Use

1939, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of battle dress uniform was in 1939

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“Battle dress uniform.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/battle%20dress%20uniform. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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