Draper meaning

drā'pər
A dealer in cloth or clothing and dry goods.
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A maker of cloth.
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A dealer in cloth and dry goods.
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1837-82; U.S. astronomer.
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1811-82; U.S. historian & scientist, born in England: father of Henry.
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One who sells cloths; a dealer in cloths; as, a draper and tailor.
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Origin of draper

  • Middle English weaver or seller of cloth from Old French drapier from drap cloth drape
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Anglo-Norman draper, from Old French drapier, from drap + -ier
    From Wiktionary