|1.||a sauce for food, esp for salad|
|2.||(US), (Canadian) Also called (in Britain and certain other countries): stuffing a mixture of chopped and seasoned ingredients with which poultry, meat, etc, is stuffed before cooking|
|3.||a covering for a wound, sore, etc|
|4.||manure or artificial fertilizer spread on land|
|5.||size used for stiffening textiles|
|6.||the processes in the conversion of certain rough tanned hides into leather ready for use|
"One of those fine old dressy things, who thinks to conceal her age, by everywhere exposing her person" [Goldsmith, 1768].Related: Dressed; dressing.
A therapeutic or protective material applied to a wound.