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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. He was much interested in Philip's evening clothes.
"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.