What does the word millinery mean?

Usage examples for millinery

  1. 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 by Mary Cholmondeley
  2. 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 by Anthony Trollope