A dress for the street; especially, at the present time, such a dress for women, as distinguished from a dinner-dress, an evening-dress, etc.(noun)
The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)
Use "walking-dress" in a sentence
"I have to content myself with re-reading passages such as:When Serena presently entered the room, she had changed her walking-dress for a robe of clinging black crape, made high to the throat, and relieved only by a little ruff of goffered lawn."
"Here she now spread out and fastened a plain dark walking-dress and a few other trifles of apparel."
"“Tonnish females,” as the magazine of fashion called the higher class of popinjays, would have stared with contempt at both Faith and Dolly Darling in their simple walking-dress that day."