haberdasher


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hab·er·dash·er

 (hăb′ər-dăsh′ər)
n.
1. A dealer in men's furnishings.
2. Chiefly British A dealer in sewing notions and small wares.

[Middle English, perhaps from Anglo-Norman hapertas, petty wares.]

haberdasher

(ˈhæbəˌdæʃə)
n
1. (Knitting & Sewing) Brit a dealer in small articles for sewing, such as buttons, zips, and ribbons
2. (Clothing & Fashion) US a men's outfitter
[C14: from Anglo-French hapertas small items of merchandise, of obscure origin]

hab•er•dash•er

(ˈhæb ərˌdæʃ ər)

n.
1. a retail dealer in men's furnishings.
2. Chiefly Brit. a dealer in small wares.
[1275–1325; Middle English haberdasshere, of obscure orig.]

haberdasher

A person who deals in men’s clothing and accessories.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.haberdasher - a merchant who sells men's clothinghaberdasher - a merchant who sells men's clothing
merchandiser, merchant - a businessperson engaged in retail trade
Translations
PosamentenmacherPosamentenmacherinPosamentiererPosamentiererin

haberdasher

[ˈhæbədæʃəʳ] Nmercero/a m/f (US) → camisero/a m/f
haberdasher's (shop)mercería f (US) → camisería f

haberdasher

[ˈhæbərdæʃər] n (US) (= shopkeeper) → tailleur m

haberdasher

[ˈhæbərdæʃər] haberdasher's [ˈhæbərdæʃərz] haberdashery [ˈhæbərdæʃəri] n
(British) (= shop) (for sewing items)mercerie f
(US) (= shop) (for men's clothes)magasin m de vêtements pour hommes

haberdasher

n (Brit) → Kurzwarenhändler(in) m(f); (US) → Herrenausstatter m; to go to the haberdasher’s (Brit) → zum Kurzwarengeschäft gehen; (US) → zum Herrenmodengeschäft gehen

haberdasher

[ˈhæbəˌdæʃəʳ] n (Brit) → merciaio/a (Am) → camiciaio/a
References in classic literature ?
I put my hand in his, wondering who he was, and we walked away to a shop in a narrow street, on which was written OMER, DRAPER, TAILOR, HABERDASHER, FUNERAL FURNISHER, &c.
Driving about from place to place, living jovially at inns, seeing fresh faces constantly, and getting money by all this enjoyment, instead of spending it--what a life for me, if I had been the son of a haberdasher and the grandson of a groom's widow!
A shoemaker came, and with him a haberdasher, a tailor, and a hatter.
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And because these cunning men, are like haberdashers of small wares, it is not amiss to set forth their shop.
A commission of haberdashers could alone have reported what the rest of her poor dress was made of, but it had a strong general resemblance to seaweed, with here and there a gigantic tea-leaf.
Retired haberdasher Ira Levinson, who lost his beloved wife Ruth nine years ago, has had a major car accident and wonders if he will survive the bitter North Carolina snow.
The orphaned son of an inn-keeper he went to London, made a fortune as a haberdasher who then made an even greater fortune through wise investments.
Try customising dresses with beads and trims from a haberdasher.
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Actors Simon Darwen, who plays Salerio in The Merchant of Venice and the Haberdasher in The Taming of the Shrew, Georgina Rich, Portia in The Merchant of Venice, and Amara Karan, Jessica in The Merchant of Venice and Bianca in The Taming of the Shrew, were onhand launch the event.
1797: London haberdasher James Hetherington was fined pounds 50 for wearing his latest creation, a top hat 1921: Frank Thornton, British actor best known for his role as Mr Peacock in Are You Being Served?