Pronunciation: (drā'pur),[key] —n.Brit. 1. a dealer in cloth; a retail merchant or clerk who sells piece goods.
2. a retail merchant or clerk who sells clothing and dry goods.
Pronunciation: (drā'pur),[key] —n. 1. Henry, 1837–82, U.S. astronomer.
2. his father,John William, 1811–82, U.S. chemist, physiologist, historian, and writer; born in England.
3. Ruth, 1884–1956, U.S. diseuse and writer of character sketches.