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  • n. Plural form of dressmaker.

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Examples

  • Among the Italian garment workers of Chicago, the average weekly wage of the dressmakers is go cents, but they work every week in the year.

    Revolution

  • Italian garment workers of Chicago, the average weekly wage of the dressmakers is go cents, but they work every week in the year.

    Revolution

  • The average yearly earnings of the dressmakers is $37.00; of the pants finishers, $42.41.

    Revolution

  • Today, red-carpet celebrities serve as living billboards to promote big-name dressmakers, shoemakers, and jewelers in borrowed finery at entertainment award ceremonies, only to have it all vanish after midnight like Cinderella back from the ball.

    Fashion As Social History: What Makes A 'Refreshingly Unpretentious' Exhibit On Fashion?

  • But, even if the cards should be superseded, which seems unlikely, there are unruly powers blowing life into storms, disordering sedulous mornings, and uprooting the stability of the afternoon -- dressmakers, that is to say, and confectioners 'shops.

    Jacob's Room

  • A goodly number of enterprises, such as dressmakers, milliners, shoemakers and tailoring "bushelers" carried on their business in the front room of a ground-floor flat and lived, often with families, in the rear rooms.

    The Negro at Work in New York City A Study in Economic Progress

  • Martineau, [214] among those who sit much, such as dressmakers and milliners, those who use the sewing-machine, and those who ride.

    Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 1 The Evolution of Modesty; The Phenomena of Sexual Periodicity; Auto-Erotism

  • But, even if the cards should be superseded, which seems unlikely, there are unruly powers blowing life into storms, disordering sedulous mornings, and uprooting the stability of the afternoon — dressmakers, that is to say, and confectioners’ shops.

    Jacob's Room

  • 'dressmakers' syndicate, 'though this case is the first I've had that involved a death.

    The Poisoned Pen

  • Rogers provided her prostitutes with personal hairstylists and dressmakers, ensuring that they were among the most stylish women in the world.

    A Renegade History of the United States

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