Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun plural The uniform and insignia of a particular regiment.
  • noun plural Military dress.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun plural (Mil.) The uniform worn by the officers and soldiers of a regiment; military dress; -- formerly used in the singular in the same sense.

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  • noun The uniform worn by a soldier in a regiment.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the military uniform and insignia of a regiment

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Examples

  • Sir William Pepperell in English regimentals, coat, waistcoat, and breeches, all of red broadcloth, richly gold-embroidered; he holds a general's truncheon in his right hand, and extends the left towards the batteries erected against

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 17, No. 102, April, 1866

  • Sir William Pepperell, in English regimentals, coat, waistcoat, and breeches, all of red broadcloth, richly gold-embroidered; he holds a general's truncheon in his right hand, and extends the left towards the batteries erected against Louisbourg, in the country near which he is standing.

    Passages from the American Notebooks, Volume 1

  • Wynn is in regimentals a private horse man — & about to enter parliament. he gave me the deed, settling

    Letter 225

  • They did not concern themselves about "regimentals" or any of the pomp and glory of battle; but they knew how to cast bullets, and how to shoot them into the bull's-eye.

    The History of the United States from 1492 to 1910, Volume 1 From Discovery of America October 12, 1492 to Battle of Lexington April 19, 1775

  • She longed to see him in his "regimentals," yet shrank from it as a reminder that all too soon he would be taken from her side to wear it day after day with his comrades in arms.

    To The Front A Sequel to Cadet Days

  • Similarly moved and astonished was a French interpreter in the camp who one morning while walking in the woods came upon “a tall Indian . . . in American regimentals with two large epaulets on his shoulders,” singing an aria from a popular French opera in a “powerful yet melodious voice.

    Angel in the Whirlwind

  • Similarly moved and astonished was a French interpreter in the camp who one morning while walking in the woods came upon “a tall Indian . . . in American regimentals with two large epaulets on his shoulders,” singing an aria from a popular French opera in a “powerful yet melodious voice.

    Angel in the Whirlwind

  • In short, the man wears his boots and regimentals, they don't wear him .

    Our First President, in Three Dimensions

  • The Duke really looked much more at ease than he did at any time during the celebration week, whilst the Lieutenant-Governor looked far more complaisant than in his regimentals.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • When they asked if he was an officer, he opened his valise, took out his “flaming suit of laced regimentals,” and pulled it on over the grime.

    George Washington’s First War

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