Definition of Needlewoman

1. Noun. Someone who makes or mends dresses.




Definition of Needlewoman

1. n. A woman who does needlework; a seamstress.

Definition of Needlewoman

1. Noun. A woman who works with a needle; a female embroiderer, sewer, etc. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Needlewoman

1. [n -WOMEN]

Medical Definition of Needlewoman

1. A woman who does needlework; a seamstress. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Needlewoman

needles
needless
needless to say
needlessly
needlessness
needlessnesses
needlestick
needlestick-injury
needlestick injuries
needlestick injury
needlesticks
needlestone
needlestones
needlet
needlets
needlewoman (current term)
needlewomen
needlewood
needlework
needleworker
needleworkers
needleworking
needleworks
needlier
needliest
needling
needlings
needly
needment
needments

Literary usage of Needlewoman

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1. Tait's Edinburgh Magazine by William Tait, Christian Isobel Johnstone (1850)
"ELLEN LINN, THE needlewoman. IN a email and meanly furnished garret in one of the ... Ellen Linn, the needlewoman, had won the heart of honest Tom Cripps, ..."

2. Palmer's Index to "The Times" NewspaperTimes (London, England) (1873)
"... needlewoman, 10 а 7 rf ; 10 /< Reed (EJ) on HMS Devastation, 12 e 5 rf 4j7/ Redgrave (GM) on the Alexandra Palace, 14 on the Reception of the Shah in ..."

3. Health, Husbandry, and Handicraft by Harriet Martineau (1861)
"... a clearance made of the murderous competition which has reduced the1 /i/ti/xii/iie and the m-irn/f of our poor needlewoman to the lowest condition. ..."

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