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sempstress

[ semp-stris, sem-stris ]
/ ˈsɛmp strɪs, ˈsɛm strɪs /
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noun
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usage note for sempstress

See -ess.
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British Dictionary definitions for sempstress

sempstress
/ (ˈsɛmpstrɪs) /

noun
a rare word for seamstress
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