millinery

[ mil-uh-ner-ee, -nuh-ree ]
/ ˈmɪl əˌnɛr i, -nə ri /

noun

women's hats and other articles made or sold by milliners.
the business or trade of a milliner.

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Origin of millinery

First recorded in 1670–80; milliner + -y3
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British Dictionary definitions for millinery

millinery
/ (ˈmɪlɪnərɪ, -ɪnrɪ) /

noun

hats, trimmings, etc, sold by a milliner
the business or shop of a milliner
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