from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A therapeutic or protective material applied to a wound.
- n. A sauce for certain dishes, such as salads.
- n. A stuffing, as for poultry or fish.
- n. Manure or other fertilizing material for soil.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Material applied to a wound for protection or therapy.
- n. A sauce, especially a cold one for salads.
- n. Something added to the soil as a fertilizer etc.
- n. The activity of getting dressed.
- v. Present participle of dress.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Dress; raiment; especially, ornamental habiliment or attire.
- n. An application (a remedy, bandage, etc.) to cover a sore or wound.
- n. Manure or compost over land. When it remains on the surface, it is called a top-dressing.
- n. A preparation, such as a sauce, to flavor food for eating; a condiment.
- n. The stuffing of fowls, pigs, etc.; forcemeat.
- n. Gum, starch, and the like, used in stiffening or finishing silk, linen, and other fabrics.
- n. An ornamental finish, as a molding around doors, windows, or on a ceiling, etc.
- n. Castigation; scolding; -- often with down.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of one who dresses; the act or process of adjusting, preparing, trimming, finishing, etc., in any sense of the verb dress.
- n. That which is used in dressing or preparing anything, as for use or ornament.
- n. A thrashing; a flogging or beating; a reprimand or scolding.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a mixture of seasoned ingredients used to stuff meats and vegetables
- n. the activity of getting dressed; putting on clothes
- n. a cloth covering for a wound or sore
- n. processes in the conversion of rough hides into leather
- n. the act of applying a bandage
- n. savory dressings for salads; basically of two kinds: either the thin French or vinaigrette type or the creamy mayonnaise type
- n. making fertile as by applying fertilizer or manure
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