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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A female person in a business or occupation.

Usage examples (32)
  • But his parents gave the governor a rich present, so he fastened on the son of the tradeswoman, Panteleyeva.
  • If, as too often happened, alas! the sales had been less, the poor apologetic tradeswoman had to suffer for it.
  • But before beginning our ascent, we must first buy lanterns from an old tradeswoman called Madame Tres-Propre, whose regular customers we are.
  • On her arrival in Massachusetts five weeks later, Hulton got a clearer view of political life there, which presumably deflated her ideas of becoming a tradeswoman. for more
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