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HARROD

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HARROD (noun)
  The noun HARROD has 2 senses:

1. English merchant who expanded his father's shop in London into a prestigious department store (1841-1905)
2. English merchant who took over a shop in London that was expanded by his son into a prestigious department store (1800-1885)

  Familiarity information: HARROD used as a noun is rare.


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HARROD (noun)


Sense 1Harrod [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

English merchant who expanded his father's shop in London into a prestigious department store (1841-1905)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

Charles Digby Harrod; Harrod

Instance hypernyms:

merchandiser; merchant (a businessperson engaged in retail trade)


Sense 2Harrod [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

English merchant who took over a shop in London that was expanded by his son into a prestigious department store (1800-1885)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

Charles Henry Harrod; Harrod

Instance hypernyms:

merchandiser; merchant (a businessperson engaged in retail trade)


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