Dressing - p. pr. & vb. n. of Dress
Dressing - n. Dress; raiment; especially, ornamental habiliment or
Dressing - n. An application (a remedy, bandage, etc.) to a sore or
Dressing - n. Manure or compost over land. When it remains on the
surface, it is called a top-dressing.
Dressing - n. A preparation to fit food for use; a condiment; as, a
dressing for salad.
Dressing - n. The stuffing of fowls, pigs, etc.; forcemeat.
Dressing - n. Gum, starch, and the like, used in stiffening or
finishing silk, linen, and other fabrics.
Dressing - n. An ornamental finish, as a molding around doors, windows,
or on a ceiling, etc.
Dressing - n. Castigation; scolding; -- often with down.