◄ Dressing ►

1. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Dress.

2. (n.) Dress; raiment; especially, ornamental habiliment or attire.

3. (n.) An application (a remedy, bandage, etc.) to a sore or wound.

4. (n.) Manure or compost over land. When it remains on the surface, it is called a top-dressing.

5. (n.) A preparation to fit food for use; a condiment; as, a dressing for salad.

6. (n.) The stuffing of fowls, pigs, etc.; forcemeat.

7. (n.) Gum, starch, and the like, used in stiffening or finishing silk, linen, and other fabrics.

8. (n.) An ornamental finish, as a molding around doors, windows, or on a ceiling, etc.

9. (n.) Castigation; scolding; -- often with down.

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