Definition of mercery in English:

mercery

noun

British
historical
  • See mercer

    • ‘Here we have 3 machine dealers, two quilting stores, one couturier fabric place and several merceries of varying usefulness.’
    • ‘I see them in merceries all the time here.’
    • ‘You also got merceries which are just like you with their own stuff but you got no control over them.’
    • ‘To this day Prato is still the headquarters of the Italian mercery and clothing business.’
    • ‘The shops are an interesting mix with thirties style merceries and general stores, looking a little tired but still hanging on, rubbing shoulders with a good selection of modern boutiques and specialist shops.’

Pronunciation

mercery

/ˈməːsəri/