- a woman who embroiders.
Origin of embroideress
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Examples from the Web for embroideress
The daughter of the embroideress told my friend Ulenspiegel so.The Legend of Ulenspiegel
Charles de Coster
I am afraid she had no other female accomplishments than those by which the sempstress or embroideress earns her daily bread.Kenelm Chillingly, Complete
Doa Paula declared she must have done so; the embroideress wept, and there was a regular scene.
Doa Paula sent for Nieves, the embroideress, and a long conference ensued with closed doors.
Both looked at the embroideress, who raised her head, and seeing that the conversation was about her, she made a face.