Definition of Dresses

1. Noun. (plural of dress) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of dress) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Dresses

1. dress [v] - See also: dress

Lexicographical Neighbors of Dresses

dressages
dressed
dressed(p)
dressed-up
dressed down
dressed ore
dressed particle
dressed to kill(p)
dressed to the nines
dressed to the nines(p)
dressed up
dresser
dresserite
dresserlike
dressers
dresses (current term)
dresses down
dresses up
dressest
dresseth
dressier
dressiest
dressily
dressiness
dressinesses
dressing
dressing-bell
dressing-down
dressing case
dressing cases

Literary usage of Dresses

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

1. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1903)
"The letters and telegrams demanding the dresses are a sufficient putting in ... The next morning (the 17th) she telegraphed: "Do not ship other dresses ..."

2. History of Ancient Egypt by George Rawlinson (1881)
"then that we find the most luxurious fauteuils and ottomans,1 the richest dresses, the most gorgeous river- boats,2 the most elaborately carved musical ..."

3. The Return of the Native by Thomas Hardy (1917)
"CHAPTER III EUSTACIA dresses HERSELF ON A BLACK MORNING A consciousness of a vast impassivity in all which lay around him took possession even of Yeobright ..."

4. A Second Visit to the United States of North America by Charles Lyell (1849)
"New York, clear Atmosphere and gay dresses. ... Except at balls and large parties, they wear high dresses, and, as usual in mercantile communities, ..."

5. The five great monarchies of the ancient Eastern world; or, The history by George Rawlinson (1871)
"It appears on the bowls frequently, as do sphinxes of an Egyptian type; while sometimes heads and head-dresses purely Egyptian are found, as the subjoined,7 ..."

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