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linen draper

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noun British.
  1. a dry-goods merchant.
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Origin of linen draper

First recorded in 1540–50
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  • If a bear were to go into a linen-draper's shop, what would he want?

    Games For All Occasions

    Mary E. Blain

  • I know the rascals: my barber, clothier, and linen-draper dispose of my estate!

  • Don't any of ye be a linen-draper, if you have got a chance to be a banker.

  • You may think, perhaps, that it will be for the advantage of the mercer, or the linen-draper?

  • Turning sharply, he saw the honest face of the linen-draper close to his.

    Trevlyn Hold

    Mrs. Henry Wood