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Definition of "cordwainer" [cord•wain•er]

  • A shoemaker (noun)
  • A worker in cordwain, a leather from Córdoba. (noun)
  • A member of the Cordwainers livery company (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "cordwainer" in a sentence
  • "So he sees -- he sees a soldier hit a woman and rob her, or he himself mends shoes for some of -- a shoemaker would then be called a cordwainer or a cobbler."
  • "June 11th, 2010 | Tags: china mieville, cordwainer smith, Joe R."
  • "I just redid cordwainer-smith. com and now the page about the award is at the link on my name above."