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tricoteuse (plural tricoteuses)
- A woman who knits; used especially of those who knitted at meetings and at executions during the French Revolution.
2014 April 24, Alan Cowell, “At Pistorius trial, Twitterati have their day in court”, The New York Times:
- Sitting in the courtroom ..., their laptops and tablets propped before them, power cables snaking through convoluted adapters, the Twitterati have sight of witnesses at all times – the troubadours, or perhaps the tricoteuses, of the digital revolution.
- knitter (female)