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Origin of top dressing
OTHER WORDS FROM top dressingtop dresser, noun
Words nearby top dressing
Example sentences from the Web for top dressing
The soil will benefit from a little cultivation and a top dressing of compost or leaf mold, which is then scratched into the soil.
There is a particular focus in the magazine on attacking the United States, which al Qaeda calls a top target.U.S. Spies See Al Qaeda Fingerprints on Paris Massacre|Shane Harris, Nancy A. Youssef|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
In the meantime, Epstein has tried to use his charitable projects to float him back to the top.Sleazy Billionaire’s Double Life Featured Beach Parties With Stephen Hawking|M.L. Nestel|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
If so, he has his silence -- on top of poor judgment -- to blame.
One of its top officials is the current minister of the interior in Baghad.What an Iranian Funeral Tells Us About the Wars in Iraq|IranWire|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Pulling oil from the tar sands is costly, even more so when you tack transportation costs on top.
He came to the top of the stairs with a lamp in his hand, and wanted to know what the rumpus was about.The Bondboy|George W. (George Washington) Ogden
A small book, bound in full purple calf, lay half hidden in a nest of fine tissue paper on the dressing-table.Hilda Lessways|Arnold Bennett
The offspring of the ungodly shall not bring forth many branches, and make a noise as unclean roots upon the top of a rock.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
The jagged top and spurs of San Jacinto Mountain shone like the turrets and posterns of a citadel built of rubies.Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson
The way was under a double row of tall trees, which met at the top and formed a green arch over our heads.Music-Study in Germany|Amy Fay