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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Someone who makes or mends dresses; Someone who makes and sells hats.

Usage examples (33)
  • The 'modiste' will tell the philosopher that it is now the fashion to be severe; in a word, it is 'fesch'.
  • I think that Calliope has lived in Friendship since the beginning, when she and Liddy Ember were partners in their little "modiste" shop.
  • "Merely because the modiste recommended it." she said.
  • I shall have a modiste summoned to the house tomorrow. for more
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