—v., -dressed or -drest, -dress•ing,
to clothe oneself less completely or formally than is usual or fitting for the circumstances.
1. garments worn beneath others; underclothes.
2. a slip, petticoat, or other underskirt, esp. one designed to be seen when worn, as beneath a redingote.
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