bummaree

bummaree

(ˌbʌməˈriː)
(formerly) n
1. (Professions) a dealer at Billingsgate fish market
2. (Professions) a porter at Smithfield meat market
[C18: of unknown origin]
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His granny, the Queen Mother, was a member of the Transport & General Workers (now part of Unite) as an honorary bummaree porter in London's Smithfield meat market.
All Disley, 84, was a meat porter, or "bummaree" who had spent more than 60 years transporting meat from sellers' stalls to buyers' lorries in a wooden barrow, which empty weighed some 400 pounds.