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  • n. A seamstress.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A seamstress.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A woman who sews; a seamstress.

Etymologies

From Middle English sewstare, sowstare, sewestre, sowestre, equivalent to sew +‎ -ster. Compare seamster, spinster. (Wiktionary)

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