Pronunciation: (dres'ing), [key]
1. the act of a person or thing that dresses.
2. a sauce for food: salad dressing.
3. stuffing for a fowl: turkey dressing.
4. material used to dress or cover a wound.
5. manure, compost, or other fertilizers.
6. the ornamental detail of a building, esp. that around openings.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.