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various Good word suggestions

Postby KatyBr » Thu Aug 11, 2005 6:30 pm

GHILLIE
-----a professional fishing and hunting guide -CALENDERER ----- one who smoothed cloth or paper by passing it through rollers -
SCRIVENER-----scribe employed to draft contracts, prepare accounts,
ANNEALER-----one who toughens (steel or glass) by a process of gradually heating and cooling -
FENCIBLE----- soldiers enlisted for home service only -

COSTERMONGER----- one who sells apples, other fruit and vegetables in the street
TINKER -----travelling repairman , seller of pots and pans
ANNUITANT- ----- non-working person receiving an annual income or pension - ----- one employed in a stable to take care of the horses
BEADLE- ----a minor parish official who serves as an usher and preserves order at services


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Postby Slava » Tue Oct 05, 2010 9:18 pm

I've re-suggested some of these as individuals, but I'll leave the rest up to you folks now.

Then again, would Bob Cratchet be a scrivener?

And beadle (as a homonym) was used recently in a J. K. Rowling tie-in to the Harry Potter novels: the Tales of Beedle the Bard.
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