Definition of "tire-woman" [tire•-wom•an]

  • A lady's maid. (noun)
  • A dresser in a theater. (noun)

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Use "tire-woman" in a sentence
  • "Fleming, draw close the curtain, and get thee behind it — thou art a better tire-woman than an actress; do but breathe heavily, and, if thou wilt, groan slightly, and it will top thy part."
  • "“Ballán” i.e. the body-servant: “Ballánah” is a tire-woman."
  • "This important duty was formerly confided to the tire-woman, but for many years had been included in the business of the first femmes de chambre."