Where did the word haberdashery come from?

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asked Dec 24, 2018 in Words & Wordplay by hititsmobby (290 points)
Where did the word haberdashery come from?

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answered Dec 24, 2018 by ptncapncat (310 points)
A haberdashery is a store where a haberdasher "seller of small things" sells things such as sewing string, sewing needles, cloth, and sometimes men's hats.

The word Haberdasher is most commonly used by the UK but it's though that the word haberdasher came from the french.

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