1811-82; U.S. historian & scientist, born in England: father of Henry.
One who sells cloths; a dealer in cloths; as, a draper and tailor.
Origin of draper
Middle English weaver or seller of clothfrom Old French drapierfromdrapclothdrape
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Anglo-Normandraper, from Old French drapier, from drap + -ier
Draper Sentence Examples
Lockyer and the Draper Catalogue.
1770) and BrigadierGeneral William Draper (1721-1787), was sent to the Philippines.
The " Draper Catalogue " of 10,351 stellar spectra was published by Professor E.
Paul Stapfer (1870, 2nd ed., 1882); and many fresh particulars as to Sterne's relations with his wife and daughter, and also with the lady known as "Eliza" (Mrs Elizabeth Draper), are collected in Mr Sidney Lee's article in the Did.
JOHN WILLIAM DRAPER (1811-1882), American scientist, was born at St Helen's, near Liverpool, on the 5th of May 1811.