One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1Agriculture. Manure or other fertilizer spread over or ploughed into a field.
2A bandage of a type used for dressing a wound on the battlefield.
3Chiefly North American. The action or process of removing the internal organs of hunted game soon after the kill.
Mid 18th century; earliest use found in William Ellis (c1700–1758), agriculturist and writer. From field + dressing.
field dressing/ˈfiːl(d) ˌdrɛsɪŋ/
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