Haberdasher


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Wikipedia.
Related to Haberdasher: haberdashery

HABERDASHER. A dealer in miscellaneous goods and merchandise.

Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
The orphaned son of an inn-keeper he went to London, made a fortune as a haberdasher who then made an even greater fortune through wise investments.
Try customising dresses with beads and trims from a haberdasher. A budget of pounds 70 will give you plenty of choice.
What is the difference between a dasher and a haberdasher? One has short spurts; the other has sport shirts.
3 Color infusion Even if you feel confined to suits that are black, brown, and gray, haberdasher Steven Land (www.stevenland.com) gives you a range of options for brightening and punctuating your style, offering cuff finks, 100% silk ties, and 100% cotton French cuffed shirts in dramatic designs and explosive colors.
(619-20) The haberdasher punishes the madman with his measuring stick and repeats the word "podenco.
Actors Simon Darwen, who plays Salerio in The Merchant of Venice and the Haberdasher in The Taming of the Shrew, Georgina Rich, Portia in The Merchant of Venice, and Amara Karan, Jessica in The Merchant of Venice and Bianca in The Taming of the Shrew, were onhand launch the event.
1797: London haberdasher James Hetherington was fined pounds 50 for wearing his latest creation, a top hat 1921: Frank Thornton, British actor best known for his role as Mr Peacock in Are You Being Served?, is 87 today
What does a haberdasher sell: fruit, ribbons or weapons?
* Jackie Chan starrer "The Tuxedo" as Haberdasher Parody Spy.
What can a haberdasher do to safeguard the rights of workers?
The failed haberdasher is Sam Walton, founder of Wal-Mart.
According to a complaint filed by Thomas Giles in 1572, Arnold "havynge alone the costodye of the garmentes I dothe lend the same at hys plesure." Giles, a haberdasher, complained to the Queen because his own business was being undermined by Arnold's activities: as he puts it, he was "hynderyde of hys lyvyge herbye [because] ...