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seamster

[seem-ster or, esp. British, sem-]
noun
  1. a person whose occupation is sewing; tailor.
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Origin of seamster

before 1000; Middle English semster(e), Old English sǣmestre, sēamystre, feminine derivative of sēamere tailor; see seam, -ster
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