millinery

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noun mil·li·nery \ˈmi-lə-ˌner-ē\

Definition of millinery

  1. 1 :  women's apparel for the head

  2. 2 :  the business or work of a milliner

Examples of millinery in a Sentence

  1. a shop that sells millinery

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First Known Use of millinery

1676


MILLINERY Defined for English Language Learners

millinery

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Definition of millinery for English Language Learners

  • : women's hats

  • : the business of making or selling women's hats



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