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From tire +‎ woman. See tire (attire).


tirewoman (plural tirewomen)

  1. (archaic) A lady's maid.
    • John Locke
      fashionableness of the tire-woman's making
  2. (archaic) A female dresser in a theatre; a wardrobe assistant.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Simmonds to this entry?)

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for tirewoman in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)