[need-l-woo m-uh n]
- a woman who does needlework.
Origin of needlewoman
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Examples from the Web for needlewoman
No, madam, replied she, I am not needlewoman enough for that.Everybody's Business is Nobody's Business
When a woman has a family of children, one ought to have in a needlewoman by the hour.Caught In The Net
The footman accuses the cook, who accuses the needlewoman, who accuses the other two.
I know quite as good a needlewoman, who'll be only too glad to come instead.Fraternity
The choice of stitch patterns of this kind is invariably left to the needlewoman.Art in Needlework
Lewis F. Day
- a woman who does needlework; seamstress
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