cordwainer

[ kawrd-wey-ner ]
/ ˈkɔrd weɪ nər /

noun Archaic.

a person who makes shoes from cordovan leather.
shoemaker; cobbler.

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Origin of cordwainer

1150–1200; Middle English cordewaner<Old French cordewan(i)er.See cordwain, -er2

OTHER WORDS FROM cordwainer

cord·wain·er·y, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for cordwainer

cordwainer
/ (ˈkɔːdˌweɪnə) /

noun

archaic a shoemaker or worker in cordovan leather

Derived forms of cordwainer

cordwainery, noun
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