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n. Chiefly British
A dealer in textiles, especially silks.

[Middle English, from Old French mercier, trader, from merz, merchandise, from Latin merx, merc-, merchandise.]

mer′cer·y (mûrs′rē, mûr′sə-rē) n.
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It was indeed I and the black cook, both from the ship `La Rose de Gloire,' of Southampton, who did set upon the Flanders merchant and rob him of his spicery and his mercery, for which, as we well know, you hold a warrant against us.
I remember many trips to the mercery floor of [department store] Myer in Melbourne to buy fabric.
Promoter: New Look Retailers Limited, Mercery Road, Weymouth, Dorset, DT3 5HJ.
28) Regional statutes from the thirteenth and early fourteenth centuries classify meulequins with mercery and woven goods.