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A tailor.

[Middle English semester, from Old English sēamestre : sēam, seam; see seam + -estre, feminine agent suff.]
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(Knitting & Sewing) a person who sews
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(ˈteɪ lər)

1. a person whose occupation is the making, mending, or altering of clothes, esp. suits, coats, and other outer garments.
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.
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]
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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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To Louise Seamster, University of Tennessee Postdoctoral Researcher: Ah, another fluff article, "Why You Need a Writing Group," to add to your Curriculum Mortae.
The four-year-old has a fair record on the Knavesmire and warmed up for today with a game victory over the battle-hardened Seamster at Bath last month.
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Despite having been switched for daylight inside in the final furlong, Ghost Train charged gamely towards the finishing line to go down by just a neck to Seamster.
Middle English saw the loss of grammatical gender, (231) so in the 14th century, the female suffix "ster" began to be replaced by the French suffix "eresse," (232) (e.g., seamster became seamstress) and previously feminine words ending in "ster" often either disappeared or began to be used for both males and females.
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