seámestre
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
seámestre
an; f. One who sews, a tailor, sempstress (though the noun is feminine it seems not confined to females, cf. bæcestre) Seámestre sartrix, Wrt. Voc. i. 74, 13. Sarcio . . . of ðam is sartor seámystre (-estre, other MSS. seámere) sartrix heó, Ælfc. Gr. 30, 2; Zup. 190, 6, Hió becweð Eádgyfe áne crencestræn and áne sémestran, óðer hátte Eádgyfu, óðer hátte Æðelyfu, Cod. Dip. Kmbl. vi. 131, 32. Fíf pund Ælffǽhe mín sǽmestres, Chart. Th. 568, 10. [Sadlers, souters, semsteris fyn, Destr. Tr. 1585. Good semsters be sowing . . . good huswifes be mending, Tusser 176, 7.]
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