Woodmonger

Wood´mon`ger


n.1.A wood seller.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
References in periodicals archive ?
wode-man [OE wudu-mann] 'one who provides or purveys wood' 1426 NED); wodemogger 1305, Wodemongere 1372, woodmonger 1425-6 (wode-mongere 'sellere 'a purveyor of firewood' MED); wodseller 1340-41 (wode-sellere 'a purveyor of firewood' MED); Wollebyer 1318 (in surnames--MED); Woller 1319, Woller 1327, Wollore 1430, Wulloure 1187 ('a dresser, weaver or seller of wool' Reaney); Woollestere 1297 ('a dresser, weaver or seller of wool', the feminine form, Reaney; woolster (Se) 'a wool-stapler' 1577 NED; cf.
Shadow informs Andolosia that the King has given the command that 'no Woodmonger | sell you a sticke of wood, and that no Collyer shall cosen | you of your measure, but must tie vp the mouth of their Sackes' (Dekker, ll.
As a result Godfrey turned instead to business and became a woodmonger and coalmerchant in the parish of St Martins-in-the-Fields, Westminster.