1. [syn: stationer, stationery seller]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Stationer \Sta"tion*er\ (-[~e]r), n. [Cf. Stationary, a.]
1. A bookseller or publisher; -- formerly so called from his
occupying a stand, or station, in the market place or
elsewhere. [Obs.] --Dryden.
2. One who sells paper, pens, quills, inkstands, pencils,
blank books, and other articles used in writing.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: a merchant who sells writing materials and office supplies
[syn: stationer, stationery seller]