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dress:

see costumecostume,
distinctive forms of clothing, including official or ceremonial attire such as ecclesiastical vestments, coronation robes, academic gowns, armor, and theatrical dress.
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Dress

To prepare or finish a wood member by planning, or cutting a stone piece by chipping away at the irregularities.

dress

[dres]
(civil engineering)
To smooth the surface of concrete or stone.
(electronics)
The arrangement of connecting wires in a circuit to prevent undesirable coupling and feedback.
(mechanical engineering)
To shape a tool.
To restore a tool to its original shape and sharpness.
(mining engineering)
To sort, grind, clean, and concentrate ore.
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The position of director comes from being the first child to enter the dress ups area, or to be the person who thought of an idea for a game on the playground.
S): Whoever is first in the dress ups gets to be mom if they want to.
And I don't think everyone should dress up in a dress like me.
Although the policy of racing his progeny is not something Murphy does "unless we have to", he was very keen that Dress Up was put into training, particularly as she was the first foal out of Lisfannon and thought she could be above average.