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[treydz-woo m-uh n] /ˈtreɪdzˌwʊm ən/
noun, plural tradeswomen.
a woman engaged in trade.
Origin of tradeswoman
1700-10; trade + 's1 + -woman
Usage note
See -woman. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • I don't know what would have come to her had she been told she was a tradeswoman!

    The Newcomes William Makepeace Thackeray
  • No, no, Tess; just an order to a tradeswoman in London—nothing more.

  • But his parents gave the governor a rich present, so he fastened on the son of the tradeswoman, Panteleyeva.

    The Inspector-General Nicolay Gogol

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