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drap·er

 (drā′pər)
n. Chiefly British
A dealer in cloth or clothing and dry goods.

[Middle English, weaver or seller of cloth, from Old French drapier, from drap, cloth; see drape.]

draper

(ˈdreɪpə)
n
(Textiles) Brit a dealer in fabrics and sewing materials

Draper

(ˈdreɪpə)
n
1. (Biography) Henry. 1837–82, US astronomer, who contributed to stellar classification and spectroscopy
2. (Biography) his father, John William. 1811–82, US chemist and historian, born in England, made the first photograph of the moon

drap•er

(ˈdreɪ pər)

n. Brit.
1. a dealer in cloth; retail merchant or clerk who sells piece goods.
2. a retail merchant or clerk who sells clothing and dry goods.
[1325–75; Middle English < Anglo-French; Old French drapier; see drape, -er2]

Dra•per

(ˈdreɪ pər)

n.
Henry, 1837–82, U.S. astronomer.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.draper - a dealer in fabrics and sewing materials (and sometimes in clothing and drygoods)
linendraper - a retail dealer in yard goods
bargainer, dealer, monger, trader - someone who purchases and maintains an inventory of goods to be sold
Translations
تاجِر القِماش
obchodník s textilem
manufakturhandlertekstilhandler
szövet kereskedõ
vefnaîarvörukaupmaîur
obchodník s textilom
kumaşçımanifaturacı

draper

[ˈdreɪpəʳ] Npañero/a m/f

draper

n (Brit) → Textilkaufmann m/-frau f; draper’s (shop)Textilgeschäft nt

draper

[ˈdreɪpəʳ] n (Brit) (old) → negoziante m/f di stoffe

drape

(dreip) verb
1. to hang cloth in folds (about). We draped the sofa in red velvet.
2. to hang in folds. We draped sheets over the boxes to hide them.
ˈdraper noun
a person who sells cloth, clothing etc.
ˈdraperyplural ˈdraperies noun
1. a draper's business.
2. cloth used for draping. walls hung with blue drapery.
drapes noun plural
(American) curtains.
References in classic literature ?
Scarcely ever; she had business to transact with linen drapers, to whose houses I conducted her.
Your wife, in going to Rue de Vaugirard and Rue de la Harpe, did not go to find linen drapers.
I told my wife several times that it was surprising that linen drapers should live in such houses as those, in houses that had no signs; but she always laughed at me.
There was no doubt about drapers and grocers, when they came of good old Grimworth families, like Mr.
He set out at once, the man with whom he had made the bet--whose name is not remembered--accompanied by Barham Wise, a linen draper, and Hamerson Burns, a photographer, I think, following in a light cart or wagon.
I have traced her to a shop at Frizinghall, kept by a linen draper named Maltby.
This was a draper, too, for though my comrade would have brought me to a bargain with her brother, yet when it came to the point, it was, it seems, for a mistress, not a wife; and I kept true to this notion, that a woman should never be kept for a mistress that had money to keep herself.
However, with all this, and all that I had secured before, I found, upon casting things up, my case was very much altered, any my fortune much lessened; for, including the hollands and a parcel of fine muslins, which I carried off before, and some plate, and other things, I found I could hardly muster up #500; and my condition was very odd, for though I had no child (I had had one by my gentleman draper, but it was buried), yet I was a widow bewitched; I had a husband and no husband, and I could not pretend to marry again, though I knew well enough my husband would never see England any more, if he lived fifty years.
While not mentioned in the book, additional information on the Drapers may be found on the book's website, www.
A Mold Crown Court jury convicted the Drapers, who are now separated, of stealing pounds 15, 120 from Florence Jean Shakeshaft.
Mechanical and Organizational Innovation: The Drapers and the Automatic Loom The Draper Company's commitment to research and development was unparalleled among other nineteenth-century American manufacturers in older industries.
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