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Mantuamaker   Listen
noun
Mantuamaker  n.  One who makes dresses, cloaks, etc., for women; a dressmaker.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Mantuamaker" Quotes from Famous Books



... to various romantic stories, is to be found in most series of judicial investigations, and especially in a collection of celebrated trials recently published. It appears that Margaret Reay was the daughter of a stay-maker in Covent-garden, and served her apprenticeship to a mantuamaker. Having attracted the attention of Lord Sandwich, he treated her from that period until her assassination, with the greatest tenderness and affection. He introduced to her a young ensign of the 68th Regiment, then in command ...
— The International Monthly Magazine - Volume V - No II • Various

... in consultation with her mantuamaker as to how the new dress of her daughter could be best made so as to display her faultless bust without exciting comment at the dancing-lesson, when her favorite, Fink, was announced. Dismissing a while the weighty consideration, ...
— Debit and Credit - Translated from the German of Gustav Freytag • Gustav Freytag



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