dresser


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  • noun

Synonyms for dresser

a person who dresses in a particular way

a wardrobe assistant for an actor

low table with mirror or mirrors where one sits while dressing or applying makeup

a cabinet with shelves

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Con- trasting vividly with this ruin was the neat dresser, stained in the fashion, pale green, and with a number of copper and tin vessels below it, the wallpaper imitating blue and white tiles, and a couple of coloured supplements fluttering from the walls above the kitchen range.
The dresser went round the room, pulling out looking-glasses and pushing them in again, his dingy dark coat and trousers looking all the more dismal since he was still holding the festive fairy spear of King Oberon.
The cold sunlight of this spring evening peered invidiously upon the crocks and kettles, upon the bunches of dried herbs shivering in the breeze, upon the brass handles of the dresser, upon the wicker-cradle they had all been rocked in, and upon the well-rubbed clock-case, all of which gave out the reproachful gleam of indoor articles abandoned to the vicissitudes of a roofless exposure for which they were never made.
There is not only the herd, but the shearer and brander, and then the dresser, the curer, the dyer, the fuller, the webster, the merchant, and a score of others.
was the useless aspiration that escaped him, as he doggedly seated himself on the dresser to wait till Sir Patrick's departure set him free.
cried Arnold, jumping off the dresser, "is the coast clear?
When they were all lying ready on the dresser, an idea occurred to her as she was about to gather them up.
When he had sat for some little time, attentive to the ticking of the sober clock, he ventured to glance curiously at the dresser, and there, among the plates and dishes, were Barbara's little work-box with a sliding lid to shut in the balls of cotton, and Barbara's prayer-book, and Barbara's hymn-book, and Barbara's Bible.
But the room seemed a palace to the brats of the corps de ballet, who were lodged in common dressing-rooms where they spent their time singing, quarreling, smacking the dressers and hair-dressers and buying one another glasses of cassis, beer, or even rhum, until the call-boy's bell rang.
Out of an army of a hundred thousand we must expect at least twenty thousand wounded, and we haven't stretchers, or bunks, or dressers, or doctors enough for six thousand.
HOUSTON -- Dresser Consolidated([R]) and Dresser Masoneilan([R]) today announced they have earned International Standards Organizations (ISO) 14001 accreditation at each of their manufacturing locations worldwide.
For example, I recently made a Conwy Valley-style dresser for a lady living in Swansea, as this was the area in which she had grown up.
Dresser products provide highly engineered reliable solutions and services for projects worldwide," said Brad Smith, global product manager, rotary products for Dresser Masoneilan.
Falling dramatically out of favour by the early 19th Century, the dresser hardly occupied a place in the furniture collecting world for well over a hundred years.
Dresser Masoneilan has some of the most experienced project engineers and technicians in the industry, and customers have relied on us for not only our high-performance control valves, but also our extensive project knowledge," said Eric Strecker, vice president of sales, Asia Pacific region for the Flow Technologies Segment of Dresser Inc.