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- v. Past participle of dress
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- of dress.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- An occasional preterit and past participle of dress.
- n. See drast.
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Rum, Tongues, Hams, Beef, Geese, Turkes and Fowls both drest and raw, with many luxuries of the table as sweetmeats, pickles & . . .
The following was the procession of the 3d J Regt on the aforesaid day first one serjeant drest in an
Second Thirteen Sergeants drest in white each with a bow in his left hand and thirteen arrows in his right . . .
Devel with a monstrous Mask and horns to corispond, and drest in a black cloak.
A Bullock drest in Ribbons, followd likewise by music, had marchd through the town two days before and was now on the Spit, and in the pot, as dinner was to commence at 4.
They were, one observer reported, "reputable Clean drest Women Some of them with Silk gownes on," and they were angry about Boylston's extortionate wartime prices.
And one anonymous poet exhorted the women of the city to put on your best; in all the colors of the bow be drest.
Wunderz wot sawt ob coztumes Bonkerz wud bi drest in?
Nao, if Ai see somebodi drest az yu deskribe, Ai just playlike Ai nawt see her, lyke if she waz pikkin her noze.
Jim Nasticks an Marga Ritas drunked berri berri kwiklee befoar eben getin drest.