mercery

noun
mer·​cery | \ ˈmərs-rē How to pronounce mercery (audio) , ˈmər-sə- \
plural merceries

Definition of mercery

British
: a mercer's wares, shop, or occupation

First Known Use of mercery

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Mercery.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mercery. Accessed 25 Jun. 2022.

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