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Definition of dressing:

  1. A preparation to fit food for use; a condiment; as, a dressing for salad.
  2. An application ( a remedy, bandage, etc.) to a sore or wound.
  3. An ornamental finish, as a molding around doors, windows, or on a ceiling, etc.
  4. Castigation; scolding; - often with down.
  5. Dress; raiment; especially, ornamental habiliment or attire.
  6. Gum, starch, and the like, used in stiffening or finishing silk, linen, and other fabrics.
  7. Manure or compost over land. When it remains on the surface, it is called a top- dressing.
  8. of Dress.
  9. The stuffing of fowls, pigs, etc.; forcemeat.


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