cordwainer

  • 1 Cordwainer — Cord wain*er ( ?r), n. [OE. cordwaner, cordiner, fr. OF. cordoanier, cordouanier, F. cordonnier.] A worker in cordwain, or cordovan leather; a shoemaker. [Archaic.] [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 cordwainer — shoemaker, leatherworker, c.1100, from Anglo Fr. cordewaner, from O.Fr. cordoan (leather) of Cordova, the town in Spain whose leather was favored by the upper class for shoes. Cf. CORDOVAN (Cf. cordovan), a later borrowing directly from Spanish …

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  • 3 cordwainer — [kôrd′wān΄ər] n. [ME cordwaner < OFr cordoanier: see CORDWAIN] Archaic a shoemaker, orig. one who worked in cordovan leather …

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  • 4 Cordwainer — This article is about the occupation; for the science fiction writers, see Cordwainer Smith and Cordwainer Bird. Cordwainer statue on Watling street, in the Cordwainer ward of the City of London. A cordwainer (or cordovan) is a shoemaker/cobbler… …

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  • 5 Cordwainer — A leather worker, shoemaker. The title cordwainer applied not only to the maker of leather goods but also to the merchant who imported cargoes of Spanish leather. Some of these men achieved prominence in London: e.g. Gervase the Cordwainer was… …

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

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  • 7 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] * * * …

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  • 8 cordwainer — noun a) a shoemaker b) a worker in cordwain a leather from Córdoba. Syn: shoemaker See Also: cobbler …

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  • 9 cordwainer — [ kɔ:dweɪnə] noun archaic a shoemaker (still used in the names of guilds). Origin ME: from Anglo Norman Fr. cordewaner, from OFr. cordewan (see cordovan) …

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  • 10 cordwainer — n. Shoemaker …

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  • 11 cordwainer — cord·wain·er …

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  • 12 cordwainer — cord•wain•er [[t]ˈkɔrd weɪ nər[/t]] n. archaic 1) a person who makes shoes from cordovan leather 2) shoemaker; cobbler • Etymology: 1150–1200; ME cordewaner < OF cordewan(i)er cord′wain•er•y, n …

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  • 13 cordwainer —   n. shoemaker …

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  • 14 cordwainer — n. Brit. archaic a shoemaker (usu. in names of guilds etc.). Etymology: obs. cordwain CORDOVAN …

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  • 15 Cordwainer Smith — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Cordwainer Smith Cordwainer Smith probablemente en Cuba, 1953 Nombre Cordwainer Smith …

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  • 16 Cordwainer Smith — était le nom de plume du Dr. Paul Myron Anthony Linebarger (11 juillet, 1913 6 août, 1966) pour ses ouvrages de science fiction. Son livre Psychological Warfare, basé sur son travail dans le domaine de la propagande durant la Seconde Guerre… …

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  • 17 Cordwainer Smith — (cuyo nombre real era Paul Myron Anthony Linebarger, 11 de julio de 1913 – 6 de agosto de 1966) fue un escritor estadounidense de ciencia ficción. Linebarger fue también un importante estudioso del Extremo Oriente y un experto en guerra… …

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  • 18 Cordwainer Smith — Paul Myron Anthony Linebarger, Cordwainer Smith Smith, ca. early 1960s Born July 11, 1913(1913 07 11) Milwaukee, Wisconsin Died …

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  • 19 Cordwainer Smith — Paul Myron Anthony Linebarger (* 11. Juli 1913 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA; † 6. August 1966) war ein amerikanischer Psychologe und Schriftsteller. Sein Taufpate war der chinesische Politiker Sun Yat sen. Zeitweise war er Mitarbeiter des CIA.… …

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  • 20 Cordwainer (ward) — St Mary le Bow Coordinates: 51°30′46″N …

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