Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A woman who ornaments or embellishes; a dressing-maid.

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Examples

  • They tell us that she was helped with her toilette by an ornatrix (a dresser) called Pamphilia and that a sarcinatrix (craftswoman) called Athenais mended her clothes.

    Caesars’ Wives

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