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Cordwainer definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

CORDWAINER, n. [from cordwain.] A shoemaker. This word was formerly written cordiners. It is evidently from the French cordouan, cordouannier; properly, a worker in cordwain, or cordovan leather.

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: 14th century 1. archaic a worker in cordovan leather 2. shoemaker cordwainery noun

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. Brit. archaic a shoemaker (usu. in names of guilds etc.). Etymology: obs. cordwain CORDOVAN

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

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.]

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

n. Shoemaker.



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