from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Articles, especially women's hats, sold by a milliner.
- n. The profession or business of a milliner.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Women's hats.
- n. A shop with women's hats.
- n. The wares of a shop with women's hats.
- n. The business and work that a milliner engages in.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The articles made or sold by milliners, as headdresses, hats or bonnets, laces, ribbons, and the like.
- n. The business of work of a milliner.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The articles made or sold by a milliner.
- n. The industry of making bonnets and other head-dresses for women. This work was formerly in the hands of men, but is now almost exclusively a women's occupation.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. hats for women; the wares sold by a milliner
- n. shop selling women's hats
The students were "taught not only how to make attractive garments for themselves, but a trade by which they can support themselves" through a year-long course in millinery, dressmaking, or machine operation. 41 The timing of the course was planned so that after graduation in July, the girls would have some vacation time before the garment season began in the fall.
I said millinery, meaning your ribbons and finery.
He might perforate old dogmatical prejudices with a good deal of freedom so long as he did not begin bringing "millinery" into the service of the church.
There are only a few kinds of improper "millinery" feathers that it is possible to sell here under the law.
And I believe you are engaged in some kind of millinery business.
Despite criticism in the media the hat is believed to have rekindled British interest in millinery.
We're definitely expecting hats to start reappearing at weddings, a spokeswoman for the Hat Gallery, which sells designer millinery in London, says.
June 13 - 17 Reuters BUT PLENTY OF HORSES: A woman revels in her millinery on Ladies Day, the third day of racing at Royal Ascot in southern England, on Thursday.
The community's rich skill base included millinery, hosiery and corsetry, with the products sold from shops as well as stalls on large street markets, such as that in Petticoat Lane.
I think a combination of the two lead to my flavor of millinery.