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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dresser  \Dress"er\,  n.  [F.  dressoir  See  {Dress},  v.  t.] 
  A  piece  of  chamber  furniture  consisting  of  a  chest  of 
  drawers,  or  bureau,  with  a  mirror.  [U.  S.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dresser  \Dress"er\,  n. 
  1.  One  who  dresses;  one  who  put  in  order  or  makes  ready  for 
  use  one  who  on  clothes  or  ornaments. 
 
  2.  (Mining)  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},  v.  t.] 
  a  A  table  or  bench  on  which  meat  and  other  things  are 
  dressed,  or  prepared  for  use 
  b  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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  dresser 
  n  1:  furniture  with  drawers  for  keeping  clothes  [syn:  {chest  of 
  drawers},  {chest},  {bureau}] 
  2:  a  wardrobe  assistant  for  an  actor  [syn:  {actor's  assistant}] 
  3:  a  cabinet  with  shelves 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Dresser,  WI  (village,  FIPS  20850) 
  Location:  45.36151  N,  92.63376  W 
  Population  (1990):  614  (259  housing  units) 
  Area:  4.4  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  54009 




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