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 for Gauze dresser
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Gauze \Gauze\ (g[add]z), n. [F. gaze; so called because it was
     first introduced from Gaza, a city of Palestine.]
     A very thin, slight, transparent stuff, generally of silk;
     also, any fabric resembling silk gauze; as, wire gauze;
     cotton gauze.
     [1913 Webster]
     Gauze dresser, one employed in stiffening gauze.
        [1913 Webster]

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