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Definition of "embroideress" [embroideress]

  • Female embroiderer (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "embroideress" in a sentence
  • "Well pleased were they with that word of hers, but none the less sent two sergeants and a squire with led horses unto the cheaping-town, a goodly and great town hight Greenford, which was some twenty miles thence, with the errand to bring back with them a good shaper and embroideress, and sewing-women, and cloth and silk and linen, and all things needful."
  • "The most selfish soul who chanced to see this domestic scene would carry away with him a perfect image of the life led in Paris by the working class of women, for the embroideress evidently lived by her needle."
  • "With no further preamble, she took her supplies from the falconer's bag and proceeded to show the women how a professional seamstress, embroideress, or modiste transferred an embroidery pattern from paper to fabric."
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