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Dress out   /drɛs aʊt/   Listen
Dress out

Kill and prepare for market or consumption.  Synonym: dress.

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"Dress out" Quotes from Famous Books

... the seclusion of her study and set herself to the problem of evolving a fancy dress out of an ordinary college outfit, ideas were remarkably slow in coming. She looked questioningly at each piece of drapery in turns, wondered if she could be a ghost in curtains, a statue in sheets, an eastern houri in the cotton quilt, ...
— A College Girl • Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey

... Banquet went off upon the whole with flying colours. You shall know as much about it as is likely to interest you. Having secured my guests, (Messrs. DENON, GAIL, LANGLES, VAN PRAET and MILLIN) and fixed both the place and hour of repast, I endeavoured to dress out a little bill of fare of a bibliomaniacal description—to rival, in its way, that of Mons. Grignon, in the Rue Neuve des Petits Champs, (within two minutes walk of the Royal Library,) where we were to assemble, at five o'clock. I knew that Millin would ...
— A Bibliographical, Antiquarian and Picturesque Tour in France and Germany, Volume Two • Thomas Frognall Dibdin

... her intention, and, suddenly lifting the dress out of the carton, rolled it up rapidly, for the ...
— Fairy Fingers - A Novel • Anna Cora Mowatt Ritchie

... brought home as a pattern, he cried out that the plaid belonged to no clan in existence, and that Molly ought to have known this by instinct. It was too late to change it, however, for Miss Rose had promised to cut the dress out as soon as ...
— Wives and Daughters • Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell

Words linked to "Dress out" :   trim, make, ready, kill, prepare, cook, garnish, fix

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