noun, plural hab·er·dash·er·ies.

a haberdasher's shop.
the goods sold there.

Origin of haberdashery

1425–75; late Middle English haberdashrye < Anglo-French. See haberdasher, -y3
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noun plural -eries

the goods or business kept by a haberdasher
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Word Origin and History for haberdashery

early 15c., Anglo-French, "goods sold by a haberdasher," from haberdasher + -y (2). Meaning "a haberdasher's shop" is recorded from 1813, with meaning shading to -ery.

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