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seamster

[seem-ster or, esp. British, sem-] /ˈsim stər or, esp. British, ˈsɛm-/
noun
1.
a person whose occupation is sewing; tailor.
Origin of seamster
1000
before 1000; Middle English semster(e), Old English sǣmestre, sēamystre, feminine derivative of sēamere tailor; see seam, -ster
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