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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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, ...
Define mercery: a mercer's wares, shop, or occupation. ... What made you want to
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[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
Mercery | goods sold by a mercer | Definition, pronunciation, examples &
"the Roman god Mercury," mid-12c., from Latin Mercurius "Mercury," originally a
god of tradesmen and thieves, from merx "merchandise" (see market (n.) ...
1.1The column of mercury in a thermometer or barometer, or its height as
indicating atmospheric temperature or pressure: coastal sunshine sends mercury
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.
Mercury is nicknamed "quicksilver" because it was once used to shine hats and
shoes before people realized that it caused insanity (Mad Hatter anyone?).