[seem-ster or, esp. British, sem-]
- a person whose occupation is sewing; tailor.
Origin of seamster
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Examples from the Web for seamster
One sees in it a natural outcome of his prentice life in London, as a shoemaker, a seamster, or what not.
Not as clerk or seamster as in former days, but as half owner and proprietor.Lily Pearl and The Mistress of Rosedale
My "seamster," Maria, has a little girl who she sent me word should be my little chambermaid, and she wished me to name her.Letters from Port Royal
A seamster cut out for them two long black robes with hoods attached, like monks' habits.Bouvard and Pcuchet
My wife is a seamster, my auntie a cook I do janitor work or comon labor.