millinery

[ mil-uh-ner-ee, -nuh-ree ]SEE DEFINITION OF millinery
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The millinery I caught a peep at looked too chic for a grandmother.

They had a delightful hour trying on millinery and coats and gloves.

Fashion changes, not only the fashions of millinery but of literature also.

For fifty years the demand for plumes for millinery purposes has been growing.

Helen knew that the millinery season did not open until February.

Bert learned afterward that she was employed in a millinery store.

It was an elegant specimen of millinery, and was in the latest style.

She had got another situation at Starker's, in the millinery department.

Her next sentence, coolly delivered, related to some millinery matter.

It is very difficult for her to do this if she has had no training in dressmaking or in millinery.

WORD ORIGIN

1670s; see milliner + -y (1).

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