haberdashery


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hab·er·dash·er·y

 (hăb′ər-dăsh′ə-rē)
n. pl. hab·er·dash·er·ies
1. A haberdasher's shop.
2. The goods and wares sold by a haberdasher.

haberdashery

(ˈhæbəˌdæʃərɪ)
n, pl -eries
(Knitting & Sewing) the goods or business kept by a haberdasher

hab•er•dash•er•y

(ˈhæb ərˌdæʃ ə ri)

n., pl. -er•ies.
1. a haberdasher's shop.
2. the goods sold there.
[1425–75; late Middle English < Anglo-French]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.haberdashery - a store where men's clothes are soldhaberdashery - a store where men's clothes are sold
shop, store - a mercantile establishment for the retail sale of goods or services; "he bought it at a shop on Cape Cod"
slopseller's shop, slopshop - a store that sells cheap ready-made clothing
2.haberdashery - the drygoods sold by a haberdasherhaberdashery - the drygoods sold by a haberdasher  
drygoods, soft goods - textiles or clothing and related merchandise
Translations

haberdashery

[ˌhæbəˈdæʃərɪ] N (= shop) → mercería f (US) → camisería f; (= goods) → mercería f (US) → artículos mpl de moda para caballeros

haberdashery

n (Brit: = articles) → Kurzwaren pl; (= shop)Kurzwarengeschäft ntor -handlung f; (US: = articles) → Herrenbekleidung f, → Herrenartikel pl; (= shop)Herrenmodengeschäft nt

haberdashery

[ˌhæbəˈdæʃərɪ] nmerceria (Am) → camiceria
References in classic literature ?
In the morning of life they are rapt by intoxicating visions of some great haberdashery business, beckoned to by the voluptuous enticements of the legal profession, or maybe the Holy Grail they forswear all else to seek is a snug editorial chair.
His name was Bell and he was serving his time for nothing in the haberdashery.
His companion on these occasions was Bell, the lad in the haberdashery, who stayed in often to arrange the stamps he collected.
I am comfortably off, monsieur, that's all; I have scraped together some such thing as an income of two or three thousand crown in the haberdashery business, but more particularly in venturing some funds in the last voyage of the celebrated navigator Jean Moquet; so that you understand, monsieur--But" cried the citizen.
With a pendulum-like swoop through the crowd, that sent people flying right and left the grapnel came to earth again, tried for and missed a stout gentleman in a blue suit and a straw hat, smacked away a trestle from under a stall of haberdashery, made a cyclist soldier in knickerbockers leap like a chamois, and secured itself uncertainly among the hind-legs of a sheep--which made convulsive, ungenerous efforts to free itself, and was dragged into a position of rest against a stone cross in the middle of the place.
The company offers a selection of high-end outdoor furniture from international vendors as well as its own proprietary line of furniture called Fifth and Shore and proprietary pillow line marketed under the Haberdashery brand name.
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Based at The Valley Shopping Village, Evesham, the new store has its own coffee shop, and themed product sections including haberdashery, knitting, paper craft and art.
The fire is thought to have hit Porth-based DKS Trimmings Ltd factory, which makes haberdashery and is known locally as the button factory, on Monday afternoon as three fire crews were sent to the scene.
Arts and craft lovers can pick up haberdashery, ribbons, fabrics, sewing kits and craft essentials.
In 2008, the Oxford Street store, the first John Lewis store which opened in 1864, was awarded a British royal warrant as 'suppliers of haberdashery and household goods.
With over 30,000 products, shoppers will now be able to get everything they need for the family at Boyes from toiletries, toys and clothing for all the family to wool and haberdashery, there is something for everyone.