n.1.A lady's maid.
Fashionableness of the tire-woman's making.
- Locke.
2.A dresser in a theater.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Woe worth me when Agatha the tire-woman sets eyes upon it!"
"In the course of the day Madame de Lannoy, in her quality of tire-woman of the queen, looked for this casket, appeared uneasy at not finding it, and at length asked information of the queen."
"I have noticed it with pleasure, sir," said the ancient tire-woman, gravely.