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tirewoman

[tahyuh r-woo m-uh n] /ˈtaɪərˌwʊm ən/
noun, plural tirewomen. Archaic.
1.
a lady's maid.
Origin
1605-1615
1605-15; tire3 + -woman
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tirewoman

/ˈtaɪəˌwʊmən/
noun (pl) -women
1.
an obsolete term for lady's maid
Word Origin
C17: see tire³
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