Dressing

Definition of Dressing

Dress´ing
n.1.Dress; raiment; especially, ornamental habiliment or attire.
2.(Surg.) An application (a remedy, bandage, etc.) to cover a sore or wound.
3.Manure or compost over land. When it remains on the surface, it is called a top-dressing.
4.(Cookery) A preparation, such as a sauce, to flavor food for eating; a condiment; as, a dressing for salad.
5.Gum, starch, and the like, used in stiffening or finishing silk, linen, and other fabrics.
6.An ornamental finish, as a molding around doors, windows, or on a ceiling, etc.
7.Castigation; scolding; - often with down.
Dressing case
a case of toilet utensils.
Dressing forceps
a variety of forceps, shaped like a pair of scissors, used in dressing wounds.
Dressing gown
a light gown, such as is used by a person while dressing; a study gown.
Dressing room
an apartment appropriated for making one's toilet.
Top-dressing
manure or compost spread over land and not worked into the soil.

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