- 1.1 (American English/inglés norteamericano) (selling men's clothing etc)[ dueño de unahaberdashery 1 ] 1.2 (British English/inglés británico) (selling thread, buttons, etc) mercero, (masculine, feminine)More example sentences
- Among the shops nearby were a grocers, a haberdashers, a sweet shop and a tripe shop.
- Early in the nineteenth century, the number of tailors, furriers, jewellers and haberdashers rose steeply.
- In those days there was a lot going on in the village, which boasted not only seven grocers, but also seven pubs, two greengrocers, two butchers, a chemists, a haberdashers and a post office.
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
Every year the charitable Fundación Príncipe de Asturias makes eight awards in various categories. They are presented by the Príncipe de Asturias, the heir to the Spanish throne, in the Asturian city of Oviedo. The prize includes a monetary reward of 50,000 euros and a sculpture by the Catalan artist Joan Miró. Winners have included: the writers Umberto Eco and Mario Vargas Llosa; the politicians Nelson Mandela and Yasser Arafat; the organization Médecins sans Frontières; the scientist Stephen Hawking; and the golfer Severiano Ballesteros.