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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 tai·lor /ˈtelɚ/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Tai·lor n.
 1. One whose occupation is to cut out and make men's garments; also, one who cuts out and makes ladies' outer garments.
    Well said, good woman's tailor . . . I would thou wert a man's tailor.   --Shak.
 2. Zool. (a) The mattowacca; -- called also tailor herring. (b) The silversides.
 3. Zool. The goldfish. [Prov. Eng.]
 Salt-water tailor Zool., the bluefish. [Local, U. S.] --Bartlett.
 Tailor bird Zool., any one of numerous species of small Asiatic and East Indian singing birds belonging to Orthotomus, Prinia, and allied genera.  They are noted for the skill with which they sew leaves together to form nests.  The common Indian species are Orthotomus longicauda, which has the back, scapulars, and upper tail coverts yellowish green, and the under parts white; and the golden-headed tailor bird (Orthotomus coronatus), which has the top of the head golden yellow and the back and wings pale olive-green.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Tai·lor, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Tailored p. pr. & vb. n. Tailoring.] To practice making men's clothes; to follow the business of a tailor.
 These tailoring artists for our lays
 Invent cramped rules.   --M. Green.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a person whose occupation is making and altering garments
          [syn: seamster, sartor]
      v 1: make fit for a specific purpose [syn: shoehorn]
      2: style and tailor in a certain fashion; "cut a dress" [syn: cut]
      3: create (clothes) with cloth; "Can the seamstress sew me a
         suit by next week?" [syn: sew, tailor-make]