Definition of "haberdashery" [hab•er•dash•er•y]

  • (noun) A haberdasher's shop.
  • (noun) The goods and wares sold by a haberdasher.
  • (noun) the goods or business kept by a haberdasher

Use "haberdashery" in a sentence

  • "I run against Silver himself, all encompassed up in a spacious kind of haberdashery, leaning against a hotel and rubbing the half-moons on his nails with a silk handkerchief."
  • "She had likewise an assortment of all kind of haberdashery wares; as hats, red caps, knit of"
  • "We were four at setting out from Paddington: but one of the servants was dispatched to prepossess an old servant of Sir Hargrave‚Äôs mother, at Colne-brook, who keeps there a kind of haberdashery shop; and where he proposed to get some refreshment for the lady, if he could make her take any."

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