dressing station ExamplesWord Origin noun Military.
- a post or center that gives first aid to the wounded, located near a combat area.
Origin of dressing station First recorded in 1890–95 Examples from the Web for dressing station Historical Examples of dressing station
The dressing-station was in a very deep dugout, lighted by candles.
James Norman Hall
We identified him and his regiment, and fixed him up and took him to the dressing-station.
William John Locke
Here he was bandaged and started on his way for the dressing-station.
He rushed up to a couple of men who were being carried to a dressing-station.
Finally he was sent to the dressing-station with only his shirt on.
British Dictionary definitions for dressing station dressing station noun
- military a first-aid post close to a combat area