Kit. As in “the old kit bag”. This is what morris dancers call their costume. Each team's kit is distinctive and (hopefully) unique. The Hounds' kit is especially unique: as usual, we've gone to extremes.
The Hounds kit consists of
Other clothing optional.
Our rag coat is worth mentioning: we use old lab coats to which we sew strips of cloth so that the coat is pretty densely covered. You really don't want to get these wet. [Can you say heavy? I knew you could.]
Some people may remember us by another kit that we wore several years ago when we danced the Cotswold morris. Then, instead of the rag coat, we wore a royal blue vest (“waistcoat” as the English call them) with armbands of blue, yellow and white ribbons.