Milliner

Definition of Milliner

Mil´li`ner
n.1.
1.Formerly, a man who imported and dealt in small articles of a miscellaneous kind, especially such as please the fancy of women.
No milliner can so fit his customers with gloves.
- Shak.
2.A person who designs, makes, trims, or deals in hats, bonnets, headdresses, etc., for women.
Man milliner
a man who makes or deals in millinery, that occupation having been at one time predominantly performed by women; hence, contemptuously, a man who is busied with trifling occupations or embellishments.

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