Definition of dress length in English:

dress length

noun

  • A piece of material long enough to make a dress.

    • ‘I bought a dress length the other day, and after it was sent home I suddenly decided I did not want it.’
    • ‘Some competitions offered other prizes, e.g., for the Best Translation of ‘The Men of the West’ first prize was a suit or dress length of Irish material, presented by Mr. Frank Dorr, Foxford.’
    • ‘If you bought a dress length of fabric in pioneer days how much fabric was it?’