Backstress
Backstress \Back"stress\ (b[a^]k"str[e^]s), n. A female baker. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

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  • -ster — suffix denoting a person engaged in or associated with a particular activity or thing (brewster; gangster; youngster). Etymology: OE estre etc. f. Gmc * * * stə(r), following a vȯiced consonant, as in “mobster”, ztə or stə noun suffix ( s) …   Useful english dictionary

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