tire-women

tirewoman

[tahyuhr-woom-uhn]
noun, plural tirewomen. Archaic.
a lady's maid.

Origin:
1605–15; tire3 + -woman

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tirewoman (ˈtaɪəˌwʊmən)
 
n , pl -women
an obsolete term for lady's maid
 
[C17: see tire³]

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