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Name Term description
Name Archdeacon Term description

Senior clergyman in the pre-Reformation, Roman Catholic or Episcopal church, working within a diocese

Name Archdean Term description

Senior clergyman in the pre-Reformation, Roman Catholic or Episcopal church, attached to a cathedral

Name Archer Term description

Bowman, one who fights with bow and arrows

Name Architect Term description

One who designs buildings

Name Archpedell Term description

Senior church or university officer

Name Armorar/armorer/armourer Term description

Maker of armour; official in charge of a regiment's or ship's arms

Name Armourer's assistant Term description

Maker of armour; official in charge of a regiment's or ship's arms

Name Armourer's mate Term description

Maker of armour; official in charge of a regiment's or ship's arms

Name Artisan Term description

A skilled manual worker

Name Attorney-at-law Term description

Advocate, lawyer in court

Name Auctioneer Term description

Advocate, lawyer in court

Name Auditor Term description

One who examines accounts or goods for others

Name ACG Term description

Adjutant General's Corps

Name AM Term description

Assembly Member

Name AP Term description

Apprentice

Name ARA Term description

Associate of the Royal Academy

Name ARCA Term description

Associate of the Royal College of Art

Name ARCM Term description

Associate of the Royal College of Music

Name ARCM Term description

Associate of the Royal College of Music

Name ARCO Term description

Associate of the  Royal College of Organists

Name ARIBA Term description

Associate of the Royal Institute of British Architects

Name ARSA Term description

Associate of the Royal Scottish Academy

Name ASC Term description

Army Service Corps

Name AYC Term description

Ayrshire Yeomanry Cavalry