Associations to the word «Haberdashery»

Wiktionary

HABERDASHERY, noun. Ribbons, buttons, thread, needles and similar sewing goods sold in a haberdasher's shop.
HABERDASHERY, noun. A shop selling such goods.
HABERDASHERY, noun. A shop selling clothing and accessories for men, including hats.

Dictionary definition

HABERDASHERY, noun. A store where men's clothes are sold.
HABERDASHERY, noun. The drygoods sold by a haberdasher.

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats