Definition of Dressed

1. Adjective. Dressed or clothed especially in fine attire; often used in combination. "Crimson-robed Harvard professors"

Exact synonyms: Appareled, Attired, Garbed, Garmented, Habilimented, Robed
Similar to: Clad, Clothed

2. Adjective. Treated with medications and protective covering.
Similar to: Treated

3. Adjective. (of lumber or stone) to trim and smooth.
Exact synonyms: Polished
Similar to: Finished

4. Adjective. Dressed in fancy or formal clothing.

Definition of Dressed

1. Verb. (past of dress) ¹

2. Verb. (context: New Orleans) Having a sandwich prepared with several fixings, typically lettuce, tomato, and mayonnaise. ¹

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Definition of Dressed

1. dress [v] - See also: dress

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dressed

dress rehearsal
dress rehearsals
dress shield
dress shields
dress ship
dress shirt
dress shop
dress suit
dress uniform
dress up
dress whites
dressed (current term)
dressed down
dressed ore
dressed particle
dressed to kill(p)
dressed to the nines
dressed to the nines(p)
dressed up

Literary usage of Dressed

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1912)
"dressed in a studio at their home office in New York, and a photograph ... dressed by Grosset & Dunlap in co-operation with the NCTV York Telephone Company. ..."

2. Walden by Henry David Thoreau (1897)
"... russet gabardine dressed." . . . " Come ye who love, And ye who hate, Children of the Holy Dove, And Guy Faux of the state, And hang conspiracies Prom ..."

3. Two Years Before the Mast by Richard Henry Dana (1897)
"... and was very heavily dressed. So we then filled away and kept on our course. CHAPTER VII. WE continued sailing along with a fair wind and fine weather ..."

4. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"Skins were dressed soft, but seldom smoked. Fire was obtained by means of the fire drill. Houses and much of their portable handiwork were adorned with ..."

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