haberdasher

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Etymology[edit]

Uncertain but may derive from Anglo-Norman habertas (small goods)

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  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈhæb.ɜː(ɹ)ˌdæʃ.ə(ɹ)/

Noun[edit]

haberdasher (plural haberdashers)

  1. A dealer in ribbons, buttons, thread, needles and similar sewing goods.
  2. (US) A men's outfitter.
  3. (Britain) A member of the Worshipful Company of Haberdashers, a livery company.

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