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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
More example sentences
  • During the war she became an apprentice tailoress at the shop.
  • Ellen Smith lived with her aunt, and in the census of 1871 is described as a tailoress.
  • Susan worked as a tailoress, as did her older sister, Florence, while their brother, Benjamin, joined George at the docks.
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