Todays Word:”milliner”

Today Word: milliner

PRONUNCIATION:

(MIL-uh-nuhr)

MEANING:

noun: Someone who designs, makes, or sells women’s hats.

ETYMOLOGY:

After Milan, Italy, from where women’s wares were imported. First recorded use: 1530.

USAGE:

“James Faulkner is not your average milliner. At 27 years old, he is making a name for himself in the world of fashion with unique headgear made from roadkill.”
Jen Bowden; Interview: James Faulkner, Milliner; Scotland on Sunday (Edinburgh); Apr 20, 2010.

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