millinery

Part of speech: noun

The goods or business of a milliner.

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Usage examples "millinery":

  1. Having noticed the extravagance of the prices, it is but fair to remark the elegance and good taste of the millinery to be found at Monsieur Herbault's. - "The Idler in France", Marguerite Gardiner.
  2. It must have been on such a day as this, Ruth thought, that the Almighty walked in the garden of Eden when the sun was low, while as yet the tree of knowledge was but in blossom, while as yet autumn and its apples were far off, long before fig- leaves and millinery were thought of. - "The Danvers Jewels, and Sir Charles Danvers", Mary Cholmondeley.
  3. There is something beyond millinery,- beyond the interests of the church,- beyond the price of wheat,- in that great question whether the hounds did or did not change their fox in Gobblegoose Wood. - "Ayala's Angel", Anthony Trollope.