Usage examples for haberdashers

  1. And the Scots bene charged knowen at the eye, Out of Flanders with little Mercerie, And great plentie of Haberdashers Ware, And halfe her shippes with cart wheeles bare, And with Barrowes are laden as in substance: Thus most rude ware are in her cheuesance. – The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation, v. 1, Northern Europe by Richard Hakluyt
  2. He knew the tailors, jewellers, silversmiths, and haberdashers, with whom the great Alexander- as he now began to be called- had been dealing; but when he spoke at the council- board, it was to ears wilfully deaf. – History of the United Netherlands, 1586-89, Vol. II. Complete by John Lothrop Motley Last Updated: February 7, 2009
  3. The result of their effort- for which they were paid in peppermint sticks and lump sugar- is named Little New York, with hotels, nightclubs, bars, haberdashers, Turkish baths and horse rooms. – Mars Confidential by Jack Lait Lee Mortimer
  4. There are dozens of distinguished novelists in the country at this moment who might be haberdashers if it weren't for the long, lean, haughty ladies who are scattered tastefully through their works. – Seven Keys to Baldpate by Earl Derr Biggers
  5. The clause requiring all reprints to be licensed caused a good deal of murmuring, as did also that which forbade haberdashers, and others who were not legitimate booksellers, to sell books. – A Short History of English Printing, 1476-1898 by Henry R. Plomer
  6. Then, at the best the prisoners were hatters, tailors, and haberdashers, rather than agricultural labourers, many of whom ultimately proved valueless. – The West Indies and the Spanish Main [1899] by James Rodway
  7. Take any block occupied by little business men, grocers and haberdashers and " notions," and you will see that they are always changing. – The Book of Life: Vol. I Mind and Body; Vol. II Love and Society by Upton Sinclair
  8. They enjoy little of the leisure that falls to the lot of statesmen and haberdashers. – The Pleasures of Ignorance by Robert Lynd
  9. My friend, throw your Haberdashers over the wall and act without delay." – Roden's Corner by Henry Seton Merriman
  10. When Bonbright emerged from the bath he found the motherly woman had sent out to the haberdashers for fresh shirt, collar, and tie. – Youth Challenges by Clarence B Kelland
  11. Little did I think a year before, that the daughter of the gallant Smith should ever be compelled to be a suppliant to tailors and haberdashers; but she, Heaven bless her! – The History of Samuel Titmarsh and the Great Hoggarty Diamond by William Makepeace Thackeray
  12. Drop the Malgamiters and the Haberdashers and all that, and- marry me." – Roden's Corner by Henry Seton Merriman
  13. In 1604 the Haberdashers, who sold imported felt for hats, got a charter of incorporation. – Our Legal Heritage, 4th Ed. by S. A. Reilly
  14. Two cousins of the same name, William and Henry, haberdashers by trade, had likewise settled and prospered in New Jersey. – John Marsh's Millions by Charles Klein Arthur Hornblow