dressing station

  1. a post or center that gives first aid to the wounded, located near a combat area.

Origin of dressing station

First recorded in 1890–95

Words Nearby dressing station

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How to use dressing station in a sentence

  • I saw him five minutes later when his body was brought to the dressing-station; he had been shot through the heart.

    The Relief of Mafeking | Filson Young
  • Where do you think youre in—a communication trench or a field-dressing-station or a base hospital?

    Grapes of wrath | Boyd Cable
  • A deep and comparatively uninjured German dug-out had been adapted for use as a dressing-station.

    Grapes of wrath | Boyd Cable
  • In addition, the advanced dressing station and many batteries were also located in it.

  • He complained to the unhearing Spike all the way back to a dressing station, though twice refusing help to carry his load.

    The Wrong Twin | Harry Leon Wilson

British Dictionary definitions for dressing station

dressing station

  1. military a first-aid post close to a combat area

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