Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A dress of plain and serviceable material and commodious fit, to be worn in traveling.
“The traveling-dress, made up for so different an occasion, was donned, and under escort she went, by a hundred miles of horseback ride, to the nearest railway station.”
“Here was a pretty young lady, in a rough blue traveling-dress and a hat and feather, who was engaged in picking up wild-flowers from the warm heath.”
“They were seated on the sofa, the black broadcloth coat-sleeve encircling the slender waist of the gray traveling-dress, and the jetty moustache in equally affectionate proximity to the glossy curls.”
“She stands next the bride to receive with her, and also retires with her to assist the latter in exchanging her wedding dress for the traveling-dress.”
“She was advised to change her traveling-dress for a riding-suit -- out somewhere in a cold, windy desert -- in the middle of the night -- among strange young man!”
“Thea wore her new blue serge traveling-dress, chosen for its serviceable qualities.”
“Thea wore her new blue serge traveling-dress, chosen for its serviceable quali - ties.”
“She was advised to change her traveling-dress for a riding-suit -- out somewhere in a cold, windy desert -- in the middle of the night -- among strange young men!”
“Laura, rosy as a bride should be, and actually attractive to me for the first time in her life, sat in her traveling-dress trying to look matter-of-fact, and discussing time-tables with her bridegroom, who seemed to find less and less of dream and more of the actual in the situation, -- calm returning with the cutaway.”
“As she did so, she caught sight of the little petal-less rose-stalk which had fallen out of her traveling-dress on to the floor.”
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