Associations to the word «Mercer»

Wiktionary

MERCER, noun. A merchant dealing in fabrics and textiles, especially silks and other fine cloths.
MERCER, proper noun. A surname​.

Dictionary definition

MERCER, noun. A dealer in textiles (especially silks).
MERCER, noun. British maker of printed calico cloth who invented mercerizing (1791-1866).

Wise words

We should have a great fewer disputes in the world if words were taken for what they are, the signs of our ideas only, and not for things themselves.
John Locke