a woman engaged in trade.
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How to use tradeswoman in a sentence
Sibanda became a street vendor and tradeswoman when her wages as a teacher were insufficient to support her.Meet the Women Leading the Global Fight for Workers' Rights in the Informal Economy | Eloise Barry | November 17, 2021 | Time
But his parents gave the governor a rich present, so he fastened on the son of the tradeswoman, Panteleyeva.The Inspector-General | Nicolay Gogol
Dick Amlet, the son of Mrs. Amlet, a rich, vulgar tradeswoman.Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama, Vol 1 | The Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D.
For the second time that day she, the rising and successful tradeswoman, had been defied by poor folk.The Root of All Evil | J. S. Fletcher
I don't know what would have come to her had she been told she was a tradeswoman!The Newcomes | William Makepeace Thackeray
She was a rich tradeswoman, about thirty years of age: she had beheld her husband and children die of the plague.The Betrothed | Alessandro Manzoni