Drapers

All Noun
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  • Info Drapers, formerly Drapers Record, is a weekly business-to-business magazine covering the fashion retail sector. more...
  • Thus the rich drapers sold all the cloth, but did not help to make it. Cited from Modern Europe V.1, by Carlton J. H. Hayes
  • For the next three years the house remained under royal control before being sold to the Drapers' Company.
  • Later in the night, the other couple has left the Drapers.
  • While there are so many other drapers in the same street, his going out of business would never be felt as an inconvenience. Cited from Chambers's Edinburgh Journal, No. 420, New Series, Jan. 17, 1852
  • The Drapers' Company continues to play a role in the life of the City.
  • The whole kingdom went into deep mourning; linen-drapers ran out of black cloth.
  • In his old age he received one more large order from a group of six drapers of Amsterdam for their portraits. Cited from The Book of Art for Young People, by Agnes Conway & Sir Martin Conway
  • In 1459 the city was best known for its drapers as well as wine.
  • He served an apprenticeship to his father and became a member of the Drapers' Company.
  • So we make our entrance like a pack of woolen-drapers! Cited from Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand
  • He would then travel to Preston and Kendal where drapers would purchase his products.
  • Perhaps some of our leading haberdashers and linen drapers will be willing to supply the answer. Cited from The Pirates' Who's Who, by Philip Gosse
  • I would not have any other flowers here than daisies, because no other grew among the grass in the real Drapers' garden. Cited from The Works of Charles and Mary Lamb, Vol. 3: Books for Children, by Lamb
  • Like a lot of drapers after closing time! Cited from Swann's Way, by Marcel Proust
  • He was also Master of the Drapers Company for another year in 1623.
  • Chester, like his father, was a prominent member of the Drapers' Company.
  • Sir John was a citizen of London and a member of the Drapers' Company.
  • The poor fellows seemed collapsed with the unusual cold; their faces and lips were of the color which drapers call blue-black. Cited from Letters of a Traveller, by William Cullen Bryant
  • The College of Arms says that many livery companies and other bodies received grants after the Drapers.
  • The Drapers' Company always says that it has the oldest extant grant.
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Root form of drapers is draper for the noun.

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Meaning of Drapers

  • noun A dealer in fabrics and sewing materials (and sometimes in clothing and drygoods)