noun see cordwainer

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • cordwainery — cord·wain·ery …   English syllables

  • cordwainery — nərē noun ( es) : shoemaking …   Useful english dictionary

  • The Cordwainery —     Cordewaneria or Cordwainery in Cheap is several times referred to in early records, and was evidently the designation of that locality in the City occupied by the cordwainers for the purposes of their trade.     Cordwaineria in Chepe is… …   Dictionary of London

  • cordwainer — cordwainery, n. /kawrd way neuhr/, n. Archaic. 1. a person who makes shoes from cordovan leather. 2. shoemaker; cobbler. [1150 1200; ME cordewaner < OF cordewan(i)er. See CORDWAIN, ER2] * * * …   Universalium

  • cordwainer — noun Date: 14th century 1. archaic a worker in cordovan leather 2. shoemaker • cordwainery noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Corveiseria — The Cordwainery, the name of the 13c London ward, near St Mary le Bow. Cf. Corveser; Cordwainer …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • Cornario —    Rents in the parish of St. Antonin in Cornario and in Sopereslane, 1312 13 (Ct. H.W. I. 236).    This may either mean in Cornario or Coruario, as a designation of the Cordwainery or Coruey street, or may simply mean in the corner, as used… …   Dictionary of London

  • Wards —    The wards seem generally to have grown along the line of a main street and often about a main crossing. The street which forms the main artery of the Ward generally gives it its name.    1. Each of the principal gates gives or has given its… …   Dictionary of London

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