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haberdashery

Syllabification: hab·er·dash·er·y
Pronunciation: /ˈhabərˌdaSHərē
 
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Definition of haberdashery in English:

noun (plural haberdasheries)

1North American The goods and wares sold by a haberdasher.
Example sentences
  • As part of this refit, the company also scaled back floor space for textiles, dress fabrics, haberdashery and knitting yarns.
  • To the democratic reader committed to affording all beliefs equal status, belief is a sort of style, like haberdashery, taken on and put away at will.
  • Like Dr. Grant, however, the meticulous doctor found no pleasure in soiling his fancy haberdashery during a leisurely round of golf.
1.1The shop of a haberdasher.
Example sentences
  • Soon, Hollywood's fine haberdasheries were replaced by pizza joints, T-shirt shops, and pornographic bookstores.
  • There are 14 departments with escalators and elevators ‘going up’ to haberdashery and food and down to furniture and china.
  • The three of us trooped off together to get outfitted at a mid-town haberdashery.

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