1) Originally one who made woollen cloth, but later a dealer in cloth.
1309 Warin le Draper, Scarborough
1411 William Bredon, Draper, Tickhill
1476 Robert Amyas of the said Citie, Draper and merchant, York
1546 Mathew Levens, draper ... Waikefelde. Used occasionally as a verb: 1484 ne persones bye ne brog no woll within this Citie ... except such persones as shall drapere the same woll unto cloth, York.