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Noun: mercer  mur-su(r)
Usage: Brit
  1. A dealer in textiles (especially silks)
Noun: Mercer
  1. British maker of printed calico cloth who invented mercerizing (1791-1866)
    - John Mercer

Derived forms: mercers

Type of: bargainer, dealer, fabricator, manufacturer, monger, producer, trader

Encyclopedia: Mercer, PA