Definition of tailor:
- One whose occupation is to cut out and make men's garments; also, one who cuts out and makes ladies' outer garments.
- The goldfish.
- The mattowacca; - called also tailor herring.
- The silversides.
- To practice making men's clothes; to follow the business of a tailor.
- To strike ( a ball) with the racket inclined or struck across the ball so as to put a certain spin on the ball.
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- "Stories and Pictures", Isaac Loeb Peretz.
- "Frank's Campaign or the Farm and the Camp", Horatio Alger, Jr..
When we reached the house which the officer had made his own, by conquest, temporarily, he gave orders to a soldier, who I supposed was a tailor, for he came and took my measure with his eye, and walking round me made his notes in his mind.- "In the Yellow Sea", Henry Frith.