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tailleur

[tah-yur] /tɑˈyɜr/
noun
1.
a tailored or tailor-made costume for women.
Origin of tailleur
1920-1925
1920-25; French: literally, tailor; see tailor1, -eur
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  • I've been telling Mrs. tailleur that she's incapable of managing her own affairs when it's a question of her own advantage.

    The Immortal Moment May Sinclair
  • Miss Keating, Mrs. tailleur's companion, watched them from her seat on the veranda.

    The Immortal Moment May Sinclair
  • He had made up his mind that Mr. tailleur had been a brute to her.

    The Immortal Moment May Sinclair
  • He must do something, he did not yet know what, for the protection of Mrs. tailleur.

    The Immortal Moment May Sinclair
  • He had turned at the sound of a skirt trailing, and he saw that Mrs. tailleur had come back into the lounge.

    The Immortal Moment May Sinclair
  • Mrs. tailleur had removed herself from the corner where they had hemmed her in.

    The Immortal Moment May Sinclair
  • He would have condemned the stress of it, but that Mrs. tailleur's voice pleaded forgiveness for any word she chose to utter.

    The Immortal Moment May Sinclair
  • On their way to the boats they passed Mrs. tailleur sitting on the beach in the sun.

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  • It need not have taken quite so long if I could have persuaded Mrs. tailleur to think a little of her own advantage.

    The Immortal Moment May Sinclair
  • Mrs. tailleur has been very kind to you, and you want to leave her.

    The Immortal Moment May Sinclair

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