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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The phrase "dressing well" is inevitably open to interpretation.
I haven't used the bucktail, I normally use a #6 red Octopus but the dressing is a nice touch.
The key to the flavour of this dressing is the addition of balsamic vinegar.
Lady Glencora was now in the habit of having Alice with her in what she called her dressing-room every evening, and then they would sit till the small hours came upon them.
Alice followed Lady Glencora across the passage into what she called her dressing-room, and there found herself surrounded by an infinitude of feminine luxuries.
Alice with her in what she called her dressing-room every evening, and then they would sit till the small hours came upon them.
The veggies look crunchy and bright and inviting, and the spicy "dressing" is very tempting!
Features: Fully renovated home, kitchen with Viking appliances and granite countertops, pantry with sub-zero wine chiller, master suite with a large cedar walk-in dressing room and closet, two fireplaces, wrap-around porches on two levels, dock and boathouse.
At my house, it isn't the Holidays unless my mother's wild rice dressing is on the table.
There really is no point in dressing up as a fairy (unless one is a little girl) for Halloween.