Definition of Hosier

1. Noun. A tradesman who sells hosiery and (in England) knitwear.




Definition of Hosier

1. n. One who deals in hose or stocking, or in goods knit or woven like hose.

Definition of Hosier

1. Noun. One who deals in hose or stocking, or in goods knit or woven like hose. ¹

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Definition of Hosier

1. one that makes hose [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hosier

hosels
hosemonkey
hosen
hosepipe
hosepipes
hoser
hosers
hoses
hosey
hoseyed
hoseying
hoseys
hoshin kanri
hosier (current term)
hosieries
hosiers
hosiery
hosing
hosings
hosp
hospice
hospice care
hospices
hospitability
hospitable
hospitableness
hospitably
hospitage

Literary usage of Hosier

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1. A Popular History of the United States: From the First Discovery of the by William Cullen Bryant (1888)
"hosier, e. Miller) Savage of the Stone Age (d. Runge, e. ... hosier, e. Miller) 1 2 3 3 4 5 6 6 7 8 9 9 10 11 12 17 20 22 22 26 Altar Mounds (d. Rosier, e. ..."

2. The Early Hanoverians by Edward Ellis Morris (1896)
"On the part of England a fleet was sent, under Admiral hosier, to hosier. blockade Porto Bello. ... It was said that hosier himself died of a broken heart. ..."

3. The Reiester Booke of Saynte De'nis, Backchurch Parishe (city of London) for by Joseph Lemuel Chester (1878)
"... the Cross Isle Ann Ingram, late wife of Mr William Ingram: bur. in N. Cross Isle in N. Isle Elizabeth Dawson, dau. of M Benjamin Dawson, hosier : bur. ..."

4. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Courts of Common Pleas, and by Great Britain Court of Common Pleas, Great Britain Court of Exchequer Chamber, Great Britain Parliament. House of Lords, A. Moore, John Bernard Bosanquet, Christopher Puller (1826)
"and saying that the Court J., retained his former opinion. hosier v. SEARLE. ... Of the bond it made or expressed to be made between J. hosier, J. Carter, ..."

5. Ohio Legal News (1894)
"He claims that after the barn was finished, he having contributed to the expense, in a certain amount, and hosier ¡ц a different and less amount, ..."

6. A History of England in the Lives of Englishmen by George Godfrey Cunningham (1853)
"FRANCIS hosier became a lieutenant in the navy in the year 1692, ... Although Captain hosier continued several years in commission subsequent to this time, ..."

7. Note-book Kept by Thomas Lechford, Esq., Lawyer, in Boston, Massachusetts by Thomas Lechford, James Hammond Trumbull (1885)
"... the 16'* day of the sixth moneth in the yeare of our Lord 1639 Betweene DAVID OFFLEY of Boston in New England gent of the one p'e and SAMUEL hosier J of ..."

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