draper

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noun drap·er \ ˈdrā-pər \

Definition of draper

chiefly British
:a dealer in cloth and sometimes also in clothing and dry goods

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Origin and Etymology of draper

Middle English, weaver, clothier, from Anglo-French draper, from drap cloth — more at drab


Draper

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biographical name Dra·per \ ˈdrā-pər \

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Henry 1837–1882 American astronomer

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geographical name Dra·per \ ˈdrā-pər \

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city in north central Utah south of Salt Lake City population 42,274

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