from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A tailor.
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- n. A man who sews clothes professionally
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who sews well, or whose occupation is to sew.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A man or woman employed in sewing: in early use applied to those who sewed leather as well as cloth.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a person whose occupation is making and altering garments
Middle English semester, from Old English sēamestre, from sēam, seam; see seam.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)