Definition of Hosiers
1. hosier [n] - See also: hosier
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hosiers
Literary usage of Hosiers
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Records of the Borough of Nottingham: Being a Series of Extracts from the by Nottingham (England). (1900)
"... the hosiers stood. Ib., fo. 58. 1647, Tuesday, April 13. Centry house and pinfold.—It is Agreed, the Centry-house at the bridges to bee taken downe, ..."
2. Life and Labour of the People in London by Charles Booth (1896)
"DRAPERS, hosiers, SILK MERCERS, de. (Section 45.) Persons Represented. Status as to Employment (according to ..."
3. The Diary of Henry Machyn, Citizen and Merchant-taylor of London, from A.D by Henry Machyn, John Gough Nichols (1848)
"and fletchers ; armourers and linen armourers (the latter were associated with the tailors) ; and there were cappers and hosiers, distinct trades, ..."
4. Thoughts Upon Hunting: In a Series of Familiar Letters to a Friend by Peter Beckford (1802)
"... respects the most perfect Scarf for Hunting and Riding that has yet been invented TURNBULL & ASSER, hosiers & SHIRT MAKERS 71 & 72 JERMYN STREET, ST. ..."
5. The Insurance Cyclopáedia: Being a Dictionary of the Definition of Terms by Cornelius Walford (1873)
"Manufacturers of small articles, haberdashers, hosiers, woollen drapers alers of every description—20*. pcpa on the average amount of running and traders of ..."