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 n.— «“Dressing” refers to stones about the size of bowling balls that are used to settle and fill in among the large granite boulders, which are the backbone of the jetties.» —“Getting the right words out on coastal fishing can be a gut-wrenching experience” by Ron Henry Strait in Corpus Christi San Antonio Express-News (Texas) Jan. 6, 2006. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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