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see costumecostume,
distinctive forms of clothing, including official or ceremonial attire such as ecclesiastical vestments, coronation robes, academic gowns, armor, and theatrical dress.
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To prepare or finish a wood member by planning, or cutting a stone piece by chipping away at the irregularities.


(civil engineering)
To smooth the surface of concrete or stone.
The arrangement of connecting wires in a circuit to prevent undesirable coupling and feedback.
(mechanical engineering)
To shape a tool.
To restore a tool to its original shape and sharpness.
(mining engineering)
To sort, grind, clean, and concentrate ore.
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Driven by optimism and trust for the dressmakers, Mayor Verzosa even foresees that with their determination and the support of DSWD and other government and non-government agencies, the first T-shirt factory in town will soon rise.
The Dressmaker may be set in a fictional town, but it has a very recognisable landscape.
Winslet in Dressmaker THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY - PART 2 (12A) .
Kate |Winslet and with Liam Hemsworth, far left, in The Dressmaker
Based on the bestseller by Rosalie Ham, who also adapted it for the screen, The Dressmaker is set in the 1950s in the small town of Dungatar and opens with a perfectly coiffed Winslet, as Tilly, arriving with her sewing machine.
Kate winslet and Liam Hemsworth form a close bond in THE DRESSMAKER
The actress is a vampish dressmaker who returns to her childhood home in 50s Australia to clear her name of a horrific past crime.
Winslet plays Tilly Dunnage in "The Dressmaker," who returns to her small-minded Australian town to seek retribution against those who sent her away as a child accused of murder.
Born a slave in Virginia in 1818, Elizabeth Keckley was a seamstress and dressmaker for her household.
Former dressmaker Winnie Dickinson has eaten a meal of double egg and chips around 30,000 times and even turned down a Christmas dinner in favour of it.
and dressmaker Lilian Steichen Sandburg, who married Carl Sandburg.
Miss Lillian, who served the Queen as her dressmaker for more than 40 years, recently passed away whilst asleep at her London care home.