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Haberdasher

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from hapertas, a cloth the width of which was settled by Magna Charta. A “hapertas-er” is the seller of hapertas-erie.

“To match this saint there was another,

As busy and perverse a brother,

An haberdasher of small wares

In politics and state affairs.”


Butler: Hudibras, iii. 2.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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