Examples from the Web for dressings
I have had a most interesting day; I spent part of the morning in the wards, helping with dressings.My Diary in Serbia: April 1, 1915-Nov. 1, 1915|Monica M. Stanley
It was Larry who spoke the trouble while the nurse was doing his dressings.Leerie|Ruth Sawyer
They brought a large supply of dressings and other medical equipment and we were able to replace the contents of our belts.
Thanks to all the dressings they had got, the lands were improved, and he had come to take up the farm again.Bouvard and Pcuchet|Gustave Flaubert
First dressings put on by the man himself or by a comrade in the firing-line were removed and fresh dressings substituted.My Second Year of the War|Frederick Palmer
British Dictionary definitions for dressings (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for dressings (2 of 2)
Word Origin and History for dressings
mid-14c., verbal noun from dress (v.). Sense in cookery is from c.1500. Meaning "bandage" is first recorded 1713. Dressing gown attested from 1777; dressing room from 1670s.