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.

dates 1309 1411 1476 1484 1546

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