Cordwainer – meaning of the word and examples

archaic

A shoemaker or worker in cordovan leather. (Collins Dictionary)

A person who makes shoes from cordovan leather. (Dictionary.com)

Shoemaker; cobbler. (Dictionary.com)

A shoemaker (still used in the names of guilds) (Oxford Dictionaries)

Examples

Cordwainer – Wikipedia. 

Shoemaker workshop. Capri, Italy.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cordwainer

Cordwainer, Shoemaker, Cobbler? Where would Georgian Londoners Buy their Shoes? 

https://janeaustenslondon.com/2014/11/28/cordwainer-shoemaker-cobbler-where-would-georgian-londoners-buy-their-shoes/

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3 thoughts on “Cordwainer – meaning of the word and examples

  1. Many thanks a word that I’d heard but didn’t know the meaning of.

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    1. Is an old word, thanks to the books I read I found such words.

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