tailleur

noun
tail·​leur | \ R täˈyər, talˈ-, +V -ˈyər‧;R -ˈyə̄, +vowel in a word following without pause -ˈyər‧ or -ˈyə̄ also ˈyə̄r \
plural -s

Definition of tailleur

1 : the dealer in a card game
2 : a woman's tailored costume especially : a suit for town wear

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History and Etymology for tailleur

French, literally, cutter, tailor, from Old French

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“Tailleur.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tailleur. Accessed 11 May. 2021.

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