fellmonger


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fellmonger

(ˈfɛlˌmʌŋɡə)
n
(Tanning) a person who deals in animal skins or hides
ˈfellˌmongering, ˈfellˌmongery n
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Worn hides that scarcely clothe the soul They are so rotten, old and thin, or firm and sot and warm and full-- fellmonger Death gets every skin.
A fellmonger was arrested, and under the pretext of attending a play, a group of his fellow fellmongers gathered in order to free him from Marshalsea Prison.
The other half was sold to Henry Street who was a well established fellmonger or tanner of animal hides.
We also learn that "Westgate Street, wide and spacious today, was on the bed of the River Taff, in whose waters the fellmongers washed their sheepskins while close at the junction of Wood Street and Westgate Street stood a field on much lower level which was covered twice a day by the tide.