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hosier

(ˈhəʊzɪə)
n
(Clothing & Fashion) a person who sells stockings, etc

ho•sier

(ˈhoʊ ʒər)

n.
a person who makes or deals in hose or goods knitted or woven like hose.
[1375–1425]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hosier - a tradesman who sells hosiery and (in England) knitwear
market keeper, shopkeeper, storekeeper, tradesman - a merchant who owns or manages a shop
Translations

hosier

[ˈhəʊʒɪəʳ] Ncalcetero/a m/f

hosier

nStrumpfwarenhändler(in) m(f)
References in classic literature ?
Although his brother showed so dim a glimmering of interest in their altered fortunes that it was very doubtful whether he understood them, Mr Dorrit caused him to be measured for new raiment by the hosiers, tailors, hatters, and bootmakers whom he called in for himself; and ordered that his old clothes should be taken from him and burned.
Wei, chairman of Taiwan's Hosiery Manufacturers' Association, worried that Taiwan's hosiers might soon face the impact by S.
By 1901 there were florists and grocers, hosiers, confectioners, fruiterers and boot makers, tailors, drapers, Corn merchants and shoesmiths (the latter two for the prevalent travel method: horse transport) up and down the High Street.