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1. To divest of clothes; to strip.

2. To divest of ornaments to disrobe.

3. (Science: medicine) To take the dressing, or covering, from; as, to undress a wound.

Origin: 1st pref. Un- _ dress.

1. A loose, negligent dress; ordinary dress, as distinguished from full dress.

2. (Science: astronomy) An authorised habitual dress of officers and soldiers, but not full-dress uniform. Undress parade, a substitute for dress parade, allowed in bad weather, the companies forming without arms, and the ceremony being shortened.