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tirewoman

[ tahyuhr-woom-uhn ]
/ ˈtaɪərˌwʊm ən /
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noun, plural tire·wom·en.Archaic.
a lady's maid.
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Origin of tirewoman

First recorded in 1605–15; tire3 + -woman
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British Dictionary definitions for tirewoman

tirewoman
/ (ˈtaɪəˌwʊmən) /

noun plural -women
an obsolete term for lady's maid

Word Origin for tirewoman

C17: see tire ³
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