Hosier



[hoh-zher] /ˈhoʊ ʒər/

noun
1.
a person who makes or deals in hose or stockings or goods knitted or woven like hose.
/ˈhəʊzɪə/
noun
1.
a person who sells stockings, etc
n.

late 14c., hosyere “hose-maker” (attested as a surname from late 12c.), from hose (n.) + -ier, French-influenced agent noun suffix.

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