[tahyuh r-woo m-uh n]
- a lady's maid.
Origin of tirewoman
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Examples from the Web for tirewoman
Will you go with me as one of my maids, or as a tirewoman perchance?Grisly Grisell
Charlotte M. Yonge
He answers her "coldly," and his eye rests the while on her "tirewoman, the sweet Margot."Certain Personal Matters
H. G. Wells
I will be my own tirewoman till I can find one who comes to me honest.A Lady of Quality
Frances Hodgson Burnett
At the upper end, in a large high-backed chair, sat a female figure, behind whom a tirewoman appeared in waiting.
I was her tirewoman, with Giacinta, to whom I will give a husband for the tears of joy she dropped upon the bed.Vittoria, Complete
- an obsolete term for lady's maid
C17: see tire ³
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