glad rags


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your glad rags

  (old-fashioned)
the clothes that you wear when you are going somewhere special Put your glad rags on, we're going to a party.
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glad rags

Stylish clothes, as in Let's put on our glad rags and go out on the town. [Slang; late 1800s]
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glad rags

n. fancy clothes; best clothing. (see also rag.) I’ll get on my glad rags, and we’ll go out tonight.
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Union Rags' third dam is 1966 1,000 Guineas heroine Glad Rags, legendary trainer Vincent O'Brien's only winner of the Newmarket fillies' Classic.
It's looking more and more like last year's glad rags, just like anything else, just like all of us; soon, it may not even be a career option anymore.
Council chiefs have asked visitors to dress up in their best tweed or glad rags, get on a bike and join in the Aviva tour's festivities.
THE BRITISH ACADEMY TELEVISION AWARDS Sun BBC1 8pm Celebrities get their glad rags on for the annual TV knees-up, which is once again hosted by Graham Norton at London's Theatre Royal Drury Lane.
Meanwhile, Anna's rattled by the glamour of Owen's ex, Linda, and slaps on some scarlet lippie and her finest glad rags in order to compete.
30pm Very soon the leaders will be ditching their lycras and donning their glad rags for the finale special but the pressure is still on as they prepare for their penultimate weigh-in.
Ian Vent ENTERTAINMENT: More than 30,000 race-goers are expected put on their glad rags and attend the Northumberland Plate Festival this weekend.
X Factor judge Nicole Scherzinger will be donning her glad rags for the event.
Birmingham-based model Danielle Lloyd (right) joined girls and women from across the country who flocked to the racecourse to parade their glad rags - and 2,300 of which competed to be named Best Dressed Woman in the Matalan Style Contest.
Gorytus returned to action the following year but was unable to emulate his dam, Vincent O'Brien's 1966 1,000 Guineas heroine Glad Rags (the third dam of Union Rags), with victory in a Newmarket Classic.
GET your glad rags on and your booth booked because December 3 brings Kingdom's 4th birthday ball.
NEW Year's Eve in Weatherfield and Tracy Barlow has this proposition for mum Deirdre: "Get your glad rags on, sexy specs.
Tonight, they, along with a variety of other celebs, don their glad rags to attend a one-off performance from Michael and his band, featuring hits including Home and Haven't Met You Yet, and he reveals his musical influences and careers highs.
30pm Phillip Schofield hosts the 17th annual ceremony which sees the stars of EastEnders, Coronation Street, Emmerdale, Hollyoaks and Doctors look out their glad rags and battle it out for bragging rights.
Camilla said: "It's everyone's chance to don their glad rags, step up to the challenge and hit the dance floor for Marie Curie Cancer Care.