Definitions for haberdasherˈhæb ərˌdæʃ ər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

hab•er•dash•erˈhæb ərˌdæʃ ər(n.)

  1. a retail dealer in men's furnishings.

    Category: Clothing

  2. Chiefly Brit. a dealer in small wares.

    Category: British

Origin of haberdasher:

1275–1325; ME haberdasshere, of obscure orig.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. clothier, haberdasher(noun)

    a merchant who sells men's clothing

Wiktionary

  1. haberdasher(Noun)

    A dealer in ribbons, buttons, thread, needles and similar sewing goods.

  2. haberdasher(Noun)

    A men's outfitter, usually a men's haberdasher.

  3. haberdasher(Noun)

    A member of the Haberdashers livery company.

  4. Origin: Uncertain but may derive from habertas

Webster Dictionary

  1. Haberdasher(noun)

    a dealer in small wares, as tapes, pins, needles, and thread; also, a hatter

  2. Haberdasher(noun)

    a dealer in drapery goods of various descriptions, as laces, silks, trimmings, etc

Freebase

  1. Haberdasher

    A haberdasher is a person who sells small articles for sewing, such as buttons, ribbons, zips, and other notions or a men's outfitter. A haberdasher's shop or the items sold therein are called haberdashery.

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