Definition of Dressmakers

1. Noun. (plural of dressmaker) ¹



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Definition of Dressmakers

1. dressmaker [n] - See also: dressmaker

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dressmakers

dressing sacque
dressing station
dressing stick
dressing sticks
dressing table
dressing tables
dressing up
dressingroom
dressingrooms
dressings
dressless
dresslike
dressmaker
dressmaker's ham
dressmaker's model
dressmakers (current term)
dressmaking
dressmakings
dressy
drest
dret
dretch
dretful
dreul
dreuled
dreuling
dreuls
dreve
drever
drevil

Literary usage of Dressmakers

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1. Bulletin of the Department of Labor by United States Dept. of Labor (1898)
"Bookkeepers, cooks, dressmakers, milliners, second girls, shirt makers, ... Bookkeepers and stenographers, 0; dressmakers, 7; saleswomen, dry goods, 15; ..."

2. Transactions of the National Association for the Promotion of Social Science by George Woodyatt Hastings, Andrew Edgar, Charles Wager Ryalls, Edwin Pears (1864)
"He stated that though in 1842 the sufferings of the overworked dressmakers and milliners were recorded in a Report of a Royal Commission, ..."

3. Wages and Regularity of Employment in the Dress and Waist Industry of New by Nahum Isaac Stone (1915)
"dressmakers. dressmakers are operators of the highest skill, for they are required to ... dressmakers are employed on high- grade dresses and gowns only. ..."

4. Commentaries on the Law of Private Corporations by Seymour Dwight Thompson (1910)
"dressmakers. To carry on the business of tailors, dressmakers, milliners and manufacturers and dealers in underwear and hosiery of every kind and ..."

5. Report to Her Majesty's Principal Secretary of State for the Home Department by Great Britain Poor Law Commissioners (1842)
"In a return of the causes of death to the milliners and dressmakers who died during the year 1839, in the unions of the metropolis, in which we have no ..."

6. Sojourning, Shopping & Studing in Paris: A Handbook Particularly for Women by Elizabeth Otis Williams (1907)
"dressmakers. — It is a little difficult to write frankly about individual dressmakers that we know without making what might seem to be invidious ..."

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