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  • n. Plural form of haberdasher.

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Examples

  • Washington haberdashers counsel politicians to wear dress shirts, which have smaller armholes, instead of shirts made for casual wear, which can look baggy.

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  • The visitor half expects the answer no – how many haberdashers, after all, does the City of London's Worshipful Company of Haberdashers contain?

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  • Though the government sought to make a political issue out of zoot suits—the War Production Board would eventually ban tailors and haberdashers from selling the style—Ms. Peiss says that those who wore them were not, by and large, trying to make a statement with their clothes.

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  • With $75,000 he had pocketed day-trading in high school, he went to Hong Kong and lined up factories to manufacture custom "Zegna-quality" suits, listed at a fraction of competitors' prices and sold by haberdashers door-to-door.

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  • Betcha the haberdashers give a discount for buying two or more Lexii or Armanii. datingjesus

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  • CC: Historically, preppy style and the institutions that created it have been WASP, and yet you, the best-selling author of the OPH; Ralph Lauren, the biggest marketer of preppy style; and most of the Ivy League haberdashers, are Jewish.

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  • The size of the so-called Passage Feydeau (which opened in 1791 and was demolished in 1824) can be judged by the number of its tenants: several milliners and haberdashers, two book stalls, a florist, a tobacconist, a stamp dealer, a chestnut seller, and, along the entire length of the upper floor, an estaminet (a distinctly unfancy type of café that permitted smoking).1

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  • McCain is largely bereft of economic nostalgia, saying in Livonia that it wasn't government's job to protect buggy factories and haberdashers when cars replaced carriages and men stopped wearing hats.

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  • This disorder was formerly referred to as Mad Hatter's Syndrome, because haberdashers who produced felt hats in the 18th and 19th centuries used a mercury compound in their process.

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  • Actually, its biggest problem is that it's in an industry that is approaching "blacksmiths" and "haberdashers" in relevance, but that hasn't stopped B&N from staying the classier option.

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