- a woman's dressing gown.
Origin of dressing sack
An Americanism dating back to 1860–65
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Examples from the Web for dressing sack
If we take a Hubbard and cut it off at the hips, we have only a dressing-sack with a yoke.Threads of Grey and Gold
"Nannette, pray, get me a shawl or dressing-sack," she whispered to the girl.The Heatherford Fortune
Mrs. Georgie Sheldon
Turning any corner, a dressing-sack or a cul-de-sac may bring you up short.The Voice of the City
I undressed myself rapidly, put on a dressing-sack, and threw myself upon the bed.Richard Vandermarck
Miriam Coles Harris
Arla came in on tiptoe, dressed in white gown and dressing-sack and with her hair loose.