noun (plural -ceries) Date: 14th century British a mercer's wares, shop, or occupation

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  • Mercery — Mer cer*y, n. [F. mercerie.] The trade of mercers; the goods in which a mercer deals. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mercery — [mʉr′sər ē] n. pl. merceries [ME mercerie < OFr] Brit. 1. goods sold by a mercer 2. the business or shop of a mercer …   English World dictionary

  • Mercery — A mercery in Brussels Mercery (from French mercerie, the notions trade) initially referred to silk, linen, and fustian textiles imported to England in the 12th century.[1] The term later extended to good …   Wikipedia

  • Mercery — A *mercer s goods in general; used also in the Mercery = the Mercers Company. Cf. Mercer …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • mercery — /merr seuh ree/, n., pl. merceries. Brit. 1. a mercer s shop. 2. mercers wares. [1250 1300; ME mercerie < OF. See MERCER, Y3] * * * …   Universalium

  • mercery — mer·cer·y || mÉœrsÉ™rɪ / mɜːs n. business of mercers; merchandise in which a mercer deals; store of a mercer …   English contemporary dictionary

  • mercery — mer·cery …   English syllables

  • mercery — /ˈmɜsəri/ (say mersuhree) noun (plural merceries) 1. a mercer s shop. 2. mercers wares. {Middle English mercerie, from Old French, from mercier mercer} …   Australian English dictionary

  • mercery — ˈmərs(ə)rē, ˈmə̄s , ˈməis , ri noun ( es) Etymology: Middle English mercerie, from Old French merserie, mercerie, from mers, merz merchandise + erie ery 1. Britain : a mercer s wares or shop 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Maurice Mercery — Pas d image ? Cliquez ici. Biographie Nationalité …   Wikipédia en Français

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