clothier

Part of speech: noun

One who makes or sells cloths or clothing.

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Usage examples "clothier":

  1. This year, in the West of England, I received a similar account, on the authority of a respectable clothier in that quarter, whose testimony can less be questioned, because, in his political opinions, he is adverse, as I understand, to the continuance of the war. - "The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. V. (of 12)", Edmund Burke.
  2. Robert will go out with me now, and find a clothier, and bid him send garments here for you to choose from, or if he has none to fit, which may likely enough be, send him to measure you. - "At Agincourt", G. A. Henty.
  3. Meantime the clothier did not neglect his battered mill. - "Shirley", Charlotte Brontë.