Carpetmonger
Carpetmonger Car"pet*mon`ger, n. 1. One who deals in carpets; a buyer and seller of carpets. [1913 Webster]

2. One fond of pleasure; a gallant. --Shak. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • carpetmonger — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun ( s) obsolete : a frequenter of boudoirs : gallant a whole bookful of these quondam carpetmongers Shakespeare * * * carˈpetmonger noun (Shakespeare) An effeminate person • • • …   Useful english dictionary

  • Chamberer — Cham ber*er, n. 1. One who attends in a chamber; a chambermaid. [Obs.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. A civilian; a carpetmonger. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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