Mercery initially referred to silk, linen, and fustian textiles imported to England in
the 12th ... External links. The dictionary definition of mercery at Wiktionary;
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Define mercery: a mercer's wares, shop, or occupation. ... What made you want to
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An old maid at Vernon had sent her to one of her relatives who in this arcade kept
a mercery shop which she desired to get rid of. Therese Raquin Emile Zola.
Mercury definition, Chemistry. a heavy, silver-white, highly toxic metallic element,
the only one that is liquid at room temperature; quicksilver: used in barometers, ...
mercery. Play mer·cery. pl. -·cer·ies. goods sold by a mercer; the business or
shop of a mercer. Origin of mercery. Middle English mercerie ; from Old French.
[Middle English, from Old French mercier, trader, from merz, merchandise, from
Latin merx, merc-, merchandise.] mer′cer·y (mûrs′rē, mûr′sə-rē) n. American
Mercury is nicknamed "quicksilver" because it was once used to shine hats and
shoes before people realized that it caused insanity (Mad Hatter anyone?).
any of several chemical elements that are usually shiny solids that conduct heat
or electricity and can be formed into sheets etc.
1.1The column of mercury in a thermometer or barometer, or its height as
indicating atmospheric temperature or pressure: coastal sunshine sends mercury
mercery. Pronunciation: /ˈməːsəri/. noun. Example sentences. To this day Prato
is still the headquarters of the Italian mercery and ... US English dictionary.