EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DRESSER
Give me the Holy Water, Nora, there's a small sup still on the dresser.
When she was not at home, it sat on K.'s dresser, propped against his collar-box.
The girl shortened the stems of the roses and put them in a vase on Katy's dresser.
Then she cut a hunch off a great loaf, and put it beside the bowl on the dresser.
When the water drains off, turn them out on a dresser covered with a cloth, and put over another cloth to dry them perfectly.
The letter grinned at her from the dresser, on which she had left it.
It contained a small bed, a chiffonier and dresser, a table, some chairs and a trunk.
Betty wants a dresser, and I've got the shop for ye, my dear.
The dresser—is there anything prettier than a well-kept dresser?
Where his stolid four poster and dresser had been there was greyish nothingness.
c.1300, "person who prepares or furnishes," agent noun from dress (v.). Meaning "table, sideboard," is late 14c., from Old French dresseur, dreçoir "table to prepare food," from dresser "prepare, dress." Meaning "chest, dressing bureau" is from 1895.