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embroideress

[ em-broi-der-is ]
/ ɛmˈbrɔɪ dər ɪs /
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noun

a woman who embroiders.

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On the farm, the feed for chicks is significantly different from the roosters’; ______ not even comparable.

Origin of embroideress

First recorded in 1715–25; embroider + -ess
See -ess.
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