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1. A woman who practices a manual trade.
2. A woman who is a merchant.


(ˈtreɪdzˌwʊm ən)

n., pl. -wom•en.
a woman engaged in trade.
usage: See -woman.


[ˈtreɪdzˌwʊmən] N (tradeswomen (pl)) (= shopkeeper) → tendera f; (= roundswoman) → repartidora f, proveedora f; (= artisan) → artesana f
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Though Napoleon, by subordinating all things and all men to his will, retarded for a time the influence of bureaucracy (that ponderous curtain hung between the service to be done and the man who orders it), it was permanently organized under the constitutional government, which was, inevitably, the friend of all mediocrities, the lover of authentic documents and accounts, and as meddlesome as an old tradeswoman.
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His mother, my dead husband's mother, a pious Lutheran woman gave me this house to make up for the suffering her son had caused me, but she gave me no money, which is why I had to renounce the privileges of royal birth and become a tradeswoman and a whore--
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We have started to go out because the French are here," said Arlette Papaye, a local tradeswoman.
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Shuttleton, "Mary Chandler's Description of Bath (1733): A Tradeswoman Poet of the Georgian Urban Reanaissance," in Women and Urban Life in Eighteenth-Century England, 'On the Town,' Rosemary Sweet and Penelope Lane, eds.