shirtmaker

noun
shirt·mak·er | \ ˈshərt-ˌmā-kər \

Definition of shirtmaker 

: one that makes shirts

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Her striped shirt recalled the styles sold at Jermyn Street shirtmakers, while the fluid trousers were an elegant and girlish foil. Edward Barsamian, Vogue, "Kate Middleton and Meghan Markle Make Their First Solo Outing at the Wimbledon’s Women’s Final—In Two Very Different Looks," 14 July 2018 Dubbed the shirtmaker of presidents, the label has a decades long history of dressing heads of state. Rosemary Feitelberg | Wwd, latimes.com, "Melania Trump wears Chanel for first state dinner, Brigitte Macron goes with Louis Vuitton," 25 Apr. 2018 Local shirtmaker Vardagen also has added its own new shirt after McDaniels bailed on the Colts. Joe Tamborello, Indianapolis Star, "'The rivalry is back on' and it's already a shirt," 7 Feb. 2018 Giving up on the sheep idea, the two rolled up their sleeves and started what has become the 100-year-old Hamilton Shirt Co., a local custom shirtmaker and one of the oldest family businesses in Houston. Scott Clark, Houston Chronicle, "Hamilton family selling shirts here for over 100 years," 20 Dec. 2017 Amancio Ortega, founder of fashion mega-brand Zara, started out as a shop hand for a shirtmaker. Eric Titner, USA TODAY, "Career advice: First jobs of millionaires and billionaires," 8 Dec. 2017

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First Known Use of shirtmaker

circa 1858, in the meaning defined above

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