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  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Tire-woman A dresser in a theater.
    • Tire-woman A lady's maid. "Fashionableness of the tire-woman's making."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n tire-woman A woman employed to dress, or to attend to the dressing or dresses of, others; a lady's-maid; a female dresser in a theater; a tiring-woman.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Tire-woman a lady's-maid
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
See Tire attire, Attire
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Short for attire.


In literature:

Would he risk a good man to steal a woman of whom Jose Perez is tired?
"The Treasure Trail" by Marah Ellis Ryan
A tired-faced woman, heavily rouged, was talking to another tired-faced woman, also rouged.
"The Gorgeous Girl" by Nalbro Bartley
The man who went to the door obeyed her, and brought in an old woman, whose anxious, tired face might have won sympathy from a stone.
"The Old Countess; or, The Two Proposals" by Ann S. Stephens
O you that rest, where'er you are, Pray for the tired little woman.
"Nirvana Days" by Cale Young Rice
The old woman looked tired and confused.
"Occasion for Disaster" by Gordon Randall Garrett
Justice in the event prevailed, but a tired and broken woman emerged from the conflict.
"Aurora the Magnificent" by Gertrude Hall
Her mother, who had seen the car drive away, met her in the narrow hall; she was a sweet-looking woman with tired eyes and a perpetual cough.
"The Beggar Man" by Ruby Mildred Ayres
At length he grew so tired he could walk no more; then he remembered what the old woman had said.
"The Brown Fairy Book" by Andrew Lang
Park was tired, hungry, and discouraged and was preparing to spend the night in the branches of a tree when a native woman pitied him.
"The Upward Path" by Various
He had dropped his flippant manner, and was as cross and irritable as an over-tired woman.
"The Red Symbol" by John Ironside
Gerty turned away, and a look so sad came over her countenance, that the woman thought she was getting tired, and ought to be kept very quiet.
"The Lamplighter" by Maria S. Cummins
She was a happy old woman in her certainties; but sometimes she felt tired, with the gentle lassitude of the old.
"Rose MacLeod" by Alice Brown
Owing to her vanity she was her own tire-woman, a reproach which suggests her excessive attention to the details of her toilet.
"Women of Early Christianity" by Alfred Brittain
In due course she tires and releases him, when he goes to another woman.
"The Intelligence of Woman" by W. L. George
Heaven knows I am tired; tired to the soul of waiting for the woman I love; of eternal fighting against self!
"A Question of Marriage" by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
He found this less tiring than the compulsion he had lately been under to agree with a livelier woman about matters strange to him.
"Ewing\'s Lady" by Harry Leon Wilson
And when at length I tired of her slightly, the woman, the gentle woman, sprang up a tigress.
"Bye-Ways" by Robert Smythe Hichens
Before she had heard Rachel's entrance the Duchess looked an old, tired woman.
"The Duchess of Wrexe" by Hugh Walpole
He was tired of the Puerto del Sol; he was tired too of the usual young woman that lives over the way.
"A Transient Guest" by Edgar Saltus
A tired old woman sat there with empty hands in her lap.
"The Spoils of Poynton" by Henry James

In poetry:

Not the mad woman’s pain, but the willow
Is awaking my heart’s even sadness,
‘Cause, while lulling this pain on leaves’ pillows,
It was tired and cut by winds merciless.
""My Life's Burden..."" by Innokentii Fedorovich Annensky
At the bottom of a dry canal,
among tires, beer cans, a shopping cart,
a child's lost ball, shoes, lamps,
what-nots, I saw the body of a woman,
impatient, like a Buick stuck in traffic.
"Autumn Postcards" by Ernesto Trejo
Yes; I think you are constant, true and good,
I am tired, and would love you if I could;
I am tired, oh, friend, tired out; and yet,
Can we make sweet morn of the dim sunset?
The woman that loved, died years ago,
Years ago.
"Autumn" by Marietta Holley

In news:

Tires help make ends meet for Chattanooga woman.
One woman is dead after a tire malfunction caused her vehicle to roll several times on the interstate.
A woman in west Laredo says she is tired of having tractor-trailers knocking down her fence.
Woman dies after being hit by tire on highway.
Rock Hill police change woman's tire.
Two Rock Hill police officers stopped to help change the tire on a 77-year-old woman's vehicle.
If you're tired of worrying about being laid off and dream of being your own boss there is help from none other than the woman brings you "Steals and Deals" on 'Good Morning America'.
Madison woman arrested for slashing ex-husband 's tire.
Madison police have arrested and charged a woman after she allegedly slashed the tire on her ex-husband 's vehicle.
Accused of slashing woman's tires, stealing purse, using ATM cards.
Humble woman's tires slashed .
Woman believes tire slashing is message.
An Humble woman said she thinks her tires were recently slashed by the same people who held her children up at gunpoint in December.
Police said a woman was angry that her boyfriend was interested in joining a motorcycle group, and that led to a fight and slashing each other's tires.
The woman was tired of drivers speeding past a crosswalk near her home, so she took matters into her own hands.