dress as

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References in classic literature ?
Nothing could show more clearly the kind of child she was than the fact that she instantly perceived the symbolism of the rose, and laid it in the drawer with the dress as if she were burying the whole episode with all its sad memories.
Lynde made that dress a mite too long, and it makes Anne look so tall.
There was a constant tension between white demands on African American dress for both domestic slaves and field hands and the slaves' fight for as much autonomy within their dress as they could maintain.