needlewoman
noun Date: 1535 a woman who does needlework; especially seamstress

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Needlewoman — Nee dle*wom an, n.; pl. {Needlewomen}. A woman who does needlework; a seamstress. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • needlewoman — ► NOUN ▪ a woman who has particular sewing skills …   English terms dictionary

  • needlewoman — [nēd′ l woom΄ən] n. pl. needlewomen [nēd′ lwim΄in] a woman who does needlework; esp., a seamstress …   English World dictionary

  • needlewoman — UK [ˈniːd(ə)lˌwʊmən] / US [ˈnɪd(ə)lˌwʊmən] noun [countable] Word forms needlewoman : singular needlewoman plural needlewomen UK [ˈniːd(ə)lˌwɪmɪn] a woman who sews, usually very well …   English dictionary

  • needlewoman — n. (pl. women) 1 a seamstress. 2 a woman or girl with specified sewing skill (a good needlewoman) …   Useful english dictionary

  • needlewoman — /need l woom euhn/, n., pl. needlewomen. a woman who does needlework. [1605 15; NEEDLE + WOMAN] Usage. See woman. * * * …   Universalium

  • needlewoman — noun A woman who works with a needle; a female embroiderer, sewer, etc …   Wiktionary

  • needlewoman — nee|dle|wom|an [ˈni:dlˌwumən] n plural needlewomen [ ˌwımın] a woman who is good at sewing …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • needlewoman — noun (plural needlewomen) a woman who has good or specified sewing skills …   English new terms dictionary

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

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