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

2. (Science: chemical) a kind of pick for shaping large coal.

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

4. [F. Dressoir. See Dress] 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. (Longfellow)