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haberdashery

noun [C or U] uk   /ˌhæb.əˈdæʃ.ər.i/  us   /-ɚˈdæʃ.ɚ-/

haberdashery noun [C or U] (FOR SEWING)

UK (US notions) cloth, pins, thread, etc. used for sewing, or a shop or a department of a large store that sells these

haberdashery noun [C or U] (MEN'S CLOTHES)

US old-fashioned clothing for men, or a shop or department in a large store that sells this
Translations of “haberdashery”
in Chinese (Traditional) 布料, 縫紉用品, 縫紉用品店…
in Chinese (Simplified) 布料, 缝纫用品, 缝纫用品店…
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