[ hoh-zher ]
/ ˈhoʊ ʒər /


a person who makes or deals in hose or stockings or goods knitted or woven like hose.


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Origin of hosier

First recorded in 1375–1425, hosier is from the late Middle English word hosiare. See hose, -ier1
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British Dictionary definitions for hosier

/ (ˈhəʊzɪə) /


a person who sells stockings, etc
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