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Use "civies" in a sentence
"Failing to salute an Officer, my new OC. he be in civies, never seen before, Of course the charge was dropped but not forgotton as one salutes the representive of the Queen not the cravat, thus I had some very interesting travelling, as the wafflers do not like being in error."
""We may surprise you by coming back in 'civies' a week or two from now,""
"Next morning the Babe dug up an old suit of 1914 "civies" and put them on."