mercery

noun

mer·​cery ˈmərs-rē How to pronounce mercery (audio)
ˈmər-sə-
plural merceries
British
: a mercer's wares, shop, or occupation

Word History

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of mercery was in the 14th century

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Cite this Entry

“Mercery.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mercery. Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

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