needlewoman

[ need-l-woo m-uh n ]
/ ˈnid lˌwʊm ən /

noun, plural nee·dle·wom·en.

a woman who does needlework.

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Origin of needlewoman

First recorded in 1605–15; needle + woman

usage note for needlewoman

See -woman.
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British Dictionary definitions for needlewoman

needlewoman
/ (ˈniːdəlˌwʊmən) /

noun plural -women

a woman who does needlework; seamstress
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