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From: Robert Lemerise <>
Subject: Re: modiste?
Date: Fri, 02 Apr 1999 17:31:15 -0700
In French, modiste refers to a person who makes women's hats as a living.
This job used to be important: remember the beautiful hats in Titanic for
Christine a écrit:
> A modiste makes and sells fasionable dresses and hats.
> > From: Ilse Martin <>
> > To:
> > Subject: modiste?
> > Date: Friday, April 02, 1999 2:38 PM
> > Can anyone tell me what "modiste" means, listed under occupation for my
> > great-grandmother?
> > Thanks.
> > -- Ilse Martin
> > Boston, MA
> > researching: MARTIN, NAUGHTON, HART(E), HIGGINS, DERVAN, JORDAN, BOLAND,
> > FINN, BROWN, McCARTHY, McCORMACK
> > website: www.tiac.net/users/ilse1