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  • n. Plural form of seamstress.


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  • Hampton graduated teachers and preachers, but it also trained students in special skills and trades such as seamstresses, culinary arts, domestic sciences, tailors, printers and masons, all of which could be used in businesses, Newby-Alexander said.

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  • While many earn more, such as seamstresses making an average of $5.89 a day - even these wages pale in comparison to paychecks offered by the same companies north of the border, conceded the chamber's Humberto Banuelos.


  • The quartermasters were thus at the head of a vast operation that involved, in addition to their own employees, state officials who equipped many of the army units organized in the first year of the war; contractors seeking to sell directly to the army; middlemen acting as agents between the army and various large and small providers; and representatives of labor groups -- such as seamstresses and ironworkers -- concerned about the exploitation of individuals working for government suppliers or in government factories.

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  • This means that when you give someone a hat, they can log on to to read the seamstresses' story and send her a personal thank you message.

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  • “Haute couture” came from a guild of French high fashion houses with extremely elaborate requirements down to the number of seamstresses one must employ.

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  • It's as if they believe the seamstresses of today are so unskilled, we can't come up with our own ideas.

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  • If you sew your own clothes, it will put you in the company of other seamstresses, who will notice your clothes.

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  • His great-grandparents moved here from their East Side Czech neighborhood, where the women were seamstresses.

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  • For this, I would prefer to rely upon the very talented electricians, seamstresses, plumbers and contractors with whom I have the honor to work.

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  • A key one was keeping the home front supplied with catalogs from West German mail order outlets containing pictures of the latest fashions for Russian seamstresses to copy.

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