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seamstress in Occupations topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishseamstressseam‧stress /ˈsiːmstrəs, ˈsem- $ ˈsiːm-/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 1 old-fashionedDLHBO a woman whose job is sewing and making clothes2 a woman who is good at sewing
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seamstressOne farmer's wife had a 52-week job as a seamstress, with an average of 24 hours per week.Before Dad started courting her, she worked as a seamstress.Six seamstresses had worked for a week to sew them on to the costumes.The seamstresses at House of Design use the pattern to sew a custom-made dress in intricate detail.He has three seamstresses on tour with him to run up new outfits.