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tailoress Line breaks: tai¦lor|ess
Pronunciation: /teɪlərˈɛs/

Definition of tailoress in English:


A female tailor: Jane had started working as a tailoress to boost her family’s income
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  • She assisted in disputes among female textile workers and took a leading role in the lengthy Leeds tailoresses ' strike of 1889.
  • In January 1889 she formed the Liverpool Workwomen's Society, comprising bookfolders, tailoresses, and cigarmakers.
  • The first female union in the Land of Oz was formed when female tailoresses tossed their collective thimbles out the window and created The Victorian Tailoresses Union.

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