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Definition of "tailoress" []

  • A female tailor (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "tailoress" in a sentence
  • "The queen said: "Do you know what to do! call a tailoress, and have a dress precisely like this bought, and take off this one before my son comes.""
  • "Opposed to her was the sartorella, or little tailoress, which may be said to be synonymous with the French grisette."
  • "When I ask for a garment of a particular form, my tailoress tells me gravely, “They do not make them so now,” not emphasizing the “They” at all, as if she quoted an authority as impersonal as the Fates, and I find it difficult to get made what I want, simply because she cannot believe that I mean what I say, that I am so rash."