haberdashery


haberdashery

noun, plural hab·er·dash·er·ies.

  1. a haberdasher’s shop.
  2. the goods sold there.

noun plural -eries

  1. the goods or business kept by a haberdasher
n.

early 15c., Anglo-French, “goods sold by a haberdasher,” from haberdasher + -y (2). Meaning “a haberdasher’s shop” is recorded from 1813, with meaning shading to -ery.

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