Sempstress
Sempstress Semp"stress, n. A seamstress. [1913 Webster]

Two hundred sepstress were employed to make me shirts. --Swift. [1913 Webster]


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  • sempstress — [sem′stris, semp′stris] n. var. of SEAMSTRESS …   English World dictionary

  • sempstress — /semp stris, sem stris/, n. seamstress. Usage. See ess. * * * …   Universalium

  • sempstress — noun A seamstress, a woman employed to sew …   Wiktionary

  • sempstress — semp·stress || sempstrɪs n. seamstress, person who sews and mends clothes as an occupation, dressmaker …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sempstress — [ sɛm(p)strɪs] noun another term for seamstress …   English new terms dictionary

  • sempstress — n. Seamstress, needle woman …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • sempstress — semp•stress [[t]ˈsɛmp strɪs, ˈsɛm strɪs[/t]] n. use seamstress …   From formal English to slang

  • sempstress — /ˈsɛmpstrəs / (say sempstruhs), /ˈsɛmstrəs / (say semstruhs) noun → seamstress …   Australian English dictionary

  • sempstress — var. of SEAMSTRESS …   Useful english dictionary

  • sempstress-ship — sempˈstering, sempˈstressing and sempˈstress ship noun Sewing • • • Main Entry: ↑sempster …   Useful english dictionary

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