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Noun1.linendraper - a retail dealer in yard goods
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
draper - a dealer in fabrics and sewing materials (and sometimes in clothing and drygoods)
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I am sure Miss Nash wouldfor Miss Nash thinks her own sister very well married, and it is only a linendraper.
At first nobody knew who Perkins was, and the name favourably impressed no one; but before the shock of it had passed away, it was realised that Perkins was the son of Perkins the linendraper.
I eyed it with all the practical interest of a linendraper.