Definition of cordwainer in English:

cordwainer

Line breaks: cord|wain¦er
Pronunciation: /ˈkɔːdweɪnə/

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noun

archaic
  • A shoemaker (still used in the names of guilds): the Cordwainers' Company

Origin

Middle English: from Anglo-Norman French cordewaner, from Old French cordewan, 'of Cordoba' (see cordovan).

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