Definition of Mistery

1. n. See Mystery, a trade.



Definition of Mistery

1. Noun. (archaic form of mystery) (a trade) ¹

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Definition of Mistery

1. office [n MISTERIES] - See also: office

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mistery

mistempering
mistempers
mistend
mistended
mistending
mistends
mister
mistered
misteries
mistering
misterm
mistermed
misterming
misterms
misters
mistery (current term)
misteuk
mistflower
mistful
misthink
misthinking
misthinks
misthought
misthoughts
misthrew
misthrow
misthrowing
misthrown
misthrows
mistico

Literary usage of Mistery

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1. Gloves, Their Annals and Associations: A Chapter of Trade and Social History by S. William Beck (1883)
"Item, that no one of this mistery shall be received into the franchise of the City without the assent of the wardens of the same mistery or of the greater ..."

2. The Antiquary by Edward Walford, John Charles Cox, George Latimer Apperson (1900)
"by himself or servants or otherwise do any sort of work belonging to the said Art and mistery upon the Lord's day [commonly called Sunday], at any time of ..."

3. The History of the Wine Trade in England by André Louis Simon (1907)
"HISTORY OF THE WINE TRADE IN ENGLAND. and wardens, and freemen and commonalty of the mistery aforesaid, or the major part of them for the time being, ..."

4. New Englander and Yale Review by Edward Royall Tyler, William Lathrop Kingsley, George Park Fisher, Timothy Dwight (1889)
"... HIS BRETHREN: A MODERN YORKSHIRE mistery. " ON resetting man from a state of paganism, religion not only undertook to secure the salvation of hie soul, ..."

5. The Gilds and Companies of London by George Unwin (1908)
"... pay zs. to the alms-box, which was to be collected by the wardens of the mistery "for the relief of the good men of the mistery who were impoverished. ..."

6. English Economic History: Select Documents edited by Alfred Edward Bland (1919)
"And be it further ordained and enacted by like authority, that no woollen weaver using or exercising the feat or mistery of weaving, and dwelling out of ..."

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