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

     

    haberdashery

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//ˌhæbəˈdæʃəri//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈhæbərdæʃəri//
     
    (pl. haberdasheries) Departments in stores
     
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  1. 1[uncountable] (old-fashioned, British English) small articles for sewing, for example needles, pins, cotton and buttons See related entries: Departments in stores
  2. 2[uncountable] (old-fashioned, North American English) men’s clothes See related entries: Departments in stores
  3. 3 [countable] a shop/store or part of a shop/store where haberdashery is sold See related entries: Departments in stores
  4. Word Origin late Middle English: from haberdasher + -ery.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: haberdashery