Definition of draper noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈdreɪpə(r)//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈdreɪpər//
    (old-fashioned, British English) Types of stores
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  1. 1a person who owns or manages a shop that sells cloth, curtains, etc.
  2. 2draper’s (pl. drapers) a shop/store that sells cloth, curtains, etc. See related entries: Types of stores
  3. Word Originlate Middle English (denoting a maker of woollen cloth): from Old French drapier, from drap ‘cloth’, from late Latin drappus.