Definition for DRESS'ING


  1. Raiment; attire. – B. Jonson.
  2. That which is used as an application to a wound or sore.
  3. That which is used in preparing land for a crop; manure spread over land. When it remains on the surface, it is called a top-dressing.
  4. In popular language, correction; a flogging, or beating.

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