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Full fig

noun phrase

Full official or ceremonial attire; full dress •Chiefly British: Arrivals from a Swissair flight: two lushly draped, satiny ladies, a squire in noisy tweeds, a bishop in full fig

[1838+; origin uncertain; perhaps fr full figure, used of fashion illustrations showing the full front of the wearer]


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