Definitions

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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of dress.

Etymologies

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dress +‎ -eth

Examples

  • The shrill clarion of the cock was now heard, the demon lost all further power over his victim, and letting him drop with a mighty shudder and a neighing yell, instantly plunged into the loch, the waters of which, for a long time after, boiled and bubbled as if it were a gigantic hunts­man's kettle of the kind in which he dresseth the haunch of the red-deer in the corrie.

    Archive 2007-12-01

  • In thee the whole Kingdom dresseth itself and is ambitious to use thee as her glass.

    Collected Works of W. B. Yeats Volume III Autobiographies

  • And Aaron shall burn thereon sweet incense every morning: when he dresseth the lamps, he shall burn incense upon it.

    Exodus 30.

  • This is the end that he that dresseth the vine, and he that takes upon him either to tame colts, or to train up dogs, doth aim at.

    Meditations

  • One should not give shelter to these in his house, viz., one that always acteth improperly, one that eateth too much, one that is hated by all, one that is exceedingly deceitful, one that is cruel, one that is ignorant of the proprieties of time and place, and one that dresseth indecently.

    The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 2 Books 4, 5, 6 and 7

  • Men who had fine raiment are now in rags, and he who never wore a garment at all now dresseth in fine linen.

    The Literature of the Ancient Egyptians

  • Gawain he dresseth him over against him and saith: "Fair sir," saith he, "Ride gently and make no noise, for no need have we of worse than that we have."

    The High History of the Holy Graal

  • He dresseth a _Swine_, 8. with fire or scalding water, 9. and maketh _Gamons_, 10.

    The Orbis Pictus

  • The Lady Onaelia dresseth the stead of her commendations in the most courtly attire that words can be clothed with, from herself to you, by me.

    The Noble Spanish Soldier

  • 7. And Aaron shall burn thereon sweet incense every morning: when he dresseth the lamps, he shall burn incense upon it.

    Probably Just One Of Those Funny Coincidences

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