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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 ?
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.
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.
Was it some vain and disappointed man--he would not say haberdasher (loud cheers) --who, jealous of the praise which had been--perhaps undeservedly-- bestowed on his (Mr.
Byline: Anne Kavanagh Haberdashers Monmouth School for Girls
The Aigburth lads lost 1-0 to Haberdashers Knights' Academy, from Bromley, in the U15 ESFA PlayStation Schools' Cup Final.
Available in a range of colours and fabric options from haberdashers and department stores or pick up cheaper alternatives when shopping for Christmas decs.
I've had several bespoke suits made by Cairene haberdashers - some are better than others, and I would encourage you to try and get a recommendation before you invest your time, hope and money.
Arguably the single greatest change in shopping in recent decades has been the department store which turned haberdashers and dry-goods stores into palatial emporiums complete with restaurants and tea rooms.
I am thinking here of a haberdashers and a shop where you can get material to make your own clothes.