Meaning of draper

drap•er

Pronunciation: (drā'pur), [key]
— n. Brit.
  1. a dealer in cloth; a retail merchant or clerk who sells piece goods.
  2. a retail merchant or clerk who sells clothing and dry goods.

Dra•per

Pronunciation: (drā'pur), [key]
— n.
  1. 1837–82, U.S. astronomer.
  2. his father,1811–82, U.S. chemist, physiologist, historian, and writer; born in England.
  3. 1884–1956, U.S. diseuse and writer of character sketches.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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