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(in) full rig

In fancy, perhaps ceremonial, attire. Graduates, we need you to arrive at the commencement ceremony in full rig, OK?
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(in) full rig

(wearing) smart or ceremonial clothes. informal
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This column has been fascinated by the question of what constitutes proper and appropriate dress at race meetings ever since at Royal Ascot, about ten years ago, two gentlemen of our acquaintance dressed in the full rig were approached by a man wearing a bowler hat and advised that they must not sit down with their top hats on their laps but must keep them firmly on their heads at all times "because we've received several complaints".