A Dictionary of Old Trades, Titles and Occupations

A Dictionary of Old Trades, Titles and Occupations

by COLIN WATERS
     
 

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In true 'Call My Bluff' style, who knows what a mell man did, or a duffer, a ripator or a bummer? This dictionary contains almost 4000 old trades, titles and occupations, many of which have disappeared or simply gone out of fashion. A useful reference for those interested in social and local history. This expanded edition contains over 1000 new entries and some

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In true 'Call My Bluff' style, who knows what a mell man did, or a duffer, a ripator or a bummer? This dictionary contains almost 4000 old trades, titles and occupations, many of which have disappeared or simply gone out of fashion. A useful reference for those interested in social and local history. This expanded edition contains over 1000 new entries and some revision of terms appearing in the first edition which have new or alternative meanings.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781853067945
Publisher:
Countryside Books
Publication date:
12/31/1999
Edition description:
New
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.70(d)

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