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seam·ster

 (sēm′stər)
n.
A tailor.

[Middle English semester, from Old English sēamestre : sēam, seam; see seam + -estre, feminine agent suff.]

seamster

(ˈsiːmstə)
n
(Knitting & Sewing) a person who sews

tai•lor

(ˈteɪ lər)

n.
1. a person whose occupation is the making, mending, or altering of clothes, esp. suits, coats, and other outer garments.
v.t.
2. to make by tailor's work.
3. to fashion or adapt to a particular taste, purpose, need, etc.: tailoring the news to government specifications.
4. to fit or furnish with clothing.
v.i.
5. to do the work of a tailor.
[1250–1300; < Old French tailleor=taill(ier) to cut (< Late Latin tāliāre, derivative of Latin tālea a cutting; compare tally) + -or -or3]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.seamster - a person whose occupation is making and altering garmentsseamster - a person whose occupation is making and altering garments
fitter - someone who fits a garment to a particular person
garment worker, garmentmaker, garment-worker - a person who makes garments
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