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Word of the day: Haberdasher




(North American) A dealer in men’s clothing.

(British) A dealer in small items used in sewing.

Example sentences:

"He stopped at the haberdasher before his vacation to replenish his summer wardrobe."

"The tailor and the haberdasher were located next door to each other, making for a perfect business arrangement.""My grandfather worked at the same haberdasher for 45 years before he retired."

Word Origin:

Anglo-Norman, early 17th century

Why this word?

"Haberdasher" is a North American word for a clothier that specializes in men's items. If you don't fancy "haberdasher," try "boutique," "salon," "emporium," "showroom," or "repository."

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