Dress"er (?), n.


One who dresses; one who put in order or makes ready for use; one who on clothes or ornaments.

2. (Mining)

A kind of pick for shaping large coal.


An assistant in a hospital, whose office it is to dress wounds, sores, etc.

4. [F. dressoir. See Dress, v. t.]


A table or bench on which meat and other things are dressed, or prepared for use.


A cupboard or set of shelves to receive dishes and cooking utensils.

The pewter plates on the dresser
Caught and reflected the flame, as shields of armies the sunshine.


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Dress"er, n. [F. dressoir. See Dress, v. t.]

A piece of chamber furniture consisting of a chest of drawers, or bureau, with a mirror. [U. S.]


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