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From Middle English semer, semere, from Old English sēamere (tailor; seamer), equivalent to seam +‎ -er.

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seamer (plural seamers)

  1. A person who sews seams.
    • 2010, Helen Chenut, Fabric of Gender: Working-Class Culture in Third Republic France
      The case of Mme Binet's mother, a young widow who worked as a seamer at home, reveals how this system affected homeworkers.
  2. Part of a sewing machine that creates seams.
  3. (cricket) A bowler skilled at making the ball seam.

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