Part of speech: noun

The act of dressing, or that with which anything, as a wound, is dressed.

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Usage examples "dressing":

  1. The Senior was off duty and they had done the dressing together. - "Love Stories", Mary Roberts Rinehart.
  2. Mr Vyse is changing in one of the dressing- rooms. - "Here and Hereafter", Barry Pain.
  3. When he had done all that was possible in the meantime and had seen Festing lifted carefully into his bunk, he put a dressing on Charnock's bruised face and pulled a chair to the fire. - "The Girl From Keller's Sadie's Conquest", Harold Bindloss.