Usage examples for tailor

  1. They believe it is the money he wants, and when they call him a tailor, they think that he must be mean. – Lady Anna by Anthony Trollope
  2. Then a tailor was produced who gave it as his opinion that Finn's coat had been lately worn with the collar raised. – Phineas Redux by Anthony Trollope
  3. We will hold her to that; and then, when she has given a sort of a promise to the Earl, we will take care that the tailor shall know it. – Lady Anna by Anthony Trollope
  4. What if the cross- legged tailor is supporting a boy in college who is one day going to mend your state constitution for you? – The Promised Land by Mary Antin
  5. And I guess he spoke the truth, for I never met a Giant Rabbit in my tailor's shop, although I once had a giant bill from my tailor. – Billy Bunny and Uncle Bull Frog by David Magie Cory
  6. How he must worry his tailor. – On the Heels of De Wet by The Intelligence Officer
  7. It was Michael Dubin, the young Jewish tailor who had spent fifteen days in jail with Peter. – 100%: The Story of a Patriot by Upton Sinclair
  8. This ain't the first time we've talked about a new uniform, and somehow or other the tailor happened around this afternoon with one that looks as if it might fit you. – An Amateur Fireman by James Otis
  9. Look at this black uniform; it is quite new, the tailor delivered it only yesterday. – NAPOLEON AND BLUCHER by L. Muhlbach
  10. The tailor has promised the clothes on Saturday without fail; so that you or I must go for them. – The Children of the New Forest by Captain Marryat
  11. Charles Lamb knew a man who wanted to be a tailor once, but hadn't got the spirit. – The Martian by George Du Maurier
  12. Why shouldn't I be a tailor? – Iermola by Joseph Ignatius Kraszewksi
  13. She had worn it several times following because she had not another tailor- made gown to equal it, and Richard's pocket must not suffer from her extravagance in dresses. – The Song of Songs by Hermann Sudermann
  14. His tailor like his doctor was apt to become a friend. – Gilbert Keith Chesterton by Maisie Ward
  15. Good- by until later, Mr. Tailor. – Seeing Things at Night by Heywood Broun
  16. Our system of attending to people by mail is so exact- and our knowledge and skill so great- that no matter how far away you are we can fit you correctly with a Cluthe Truss just as surely as a high class tailor could fit you with a suit of clothes after taking your measurements himself. – Cluthe's Advice to the Ruptured by Chas. Cluthe & Sons
  17. A master tailor paying more shall forfeit 5 pounds. – Our Legal Heritage, 4th Ed. by S. A. Reilly
  18. I must get a new tailor, said I. What! – Arms and the Woman by Harold MacGrath