- milling machine,
Origin of milliner
Examples from the Web for milliner
A 23-year-old son of a milliner from the city of Vyborg, he was drafted into the army when the Soviet Union invaded Finland.The Jews Who Fought for Hitler: ‘We Did Not Help the Germans. We Had a Common Enemy’|The Telegraph|March 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
His father died in 1980 and he was very close to his mother, a milliner, too.
The British milliner designed the exhibition in four small rooms, designed to give a “flavor of her Milan apartment.”Anna Piaggi's 'Hat-ology' Exhibition Opens in Milan|Liza Foreman|September 23, 2013|DAILY BEAST
I was looking through photos of 19th-century Hudson, Ohio, and saw a sign for “Belle Mills, milliner.”
How about Belle Mills, the milliner who worked on the Underground Railroad?
A milliner once told us that ribands and flowers not unfrequently attach themselves to the cuffs and sleeves of fair purchasers.
We shared the same manicurist, milliner, modiste, and coiffeur.Memoirs of a Midget|Walter de la Mare
In 1767 his agents decoyed to his house a young woman named Woodcock, a milliner on Tower Hill.Haunted London|Walter Thornbury
I make no distinction between a milliner and a marchioness, especially in a ball-room.The War Trail|Mayne Reid
A few years ago, an American woman of captivating address gained great reputation in Paris as a milliner.The College, the Market, and the Court|Caroline H. Dall
Word Origin for milliner
mid-15c., "vendor of fancy wares, especially those made in Milan," Italian city, famous for straw works, fancy goods, ribbons, bonnets, and cutlery. Meaning "one who sells women's hats" may be from 1520s, certainly by 18c. (it is difficult in early references to know whether the word means a type of merchant or "a resident of Milan" who is selling certain wares).