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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

Etymologies

Middle English semester, from Old English sēamestre, from sēam, seam; see seam.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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