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Name Term description
Name C A Term description

Chartered accountant

Name C of M Term description

Contract of marriage

Name Cabinetmaker Term description

One who makes fine furniture

Name Cachexy Term description

Weight loss, wasting of muscle, loss of appetite, and general debility occuring during a chronic disease

Name Cacogastric Term description

Suffering from poor digestion.

Name Cacospysy Term description

Irregular pulse

Name Caddie Term description

A person who runs errands, a messenger

Name Cadgear Term description

Travelling dealer, carrier

Name Cadger Term description

Travelling dealer, carrier

Name Cadie Term description

Cadet

Name Cairter Term description

One who makes or drives carts

Name Calenderer Term description

Passed cloth through heavy rollers to give a smooth, pressed finish to the woven fabric

Name Calico printer Term description

One who prints patterns on a type of cloth

Name Calsay-maker Term description

Road-maker

Name Cambric weaver Term description

One who uses a loom to make cloth from yarn

Name Cambric-weaver Term description

One who uses a loom to make a type of cloth

Name Candilmaker Term description

One who makes candles

Name Candlemaker Term description

One who makes candles

Name Cannoner Term description

Gunner

Name Canon Term description

Ordained minister of pre-Reformation or Episcopal church, attached to a cathedral

Name Canongate breeks Term description

A colloquial term for venereal disease, named after a former burgh and street in Edinburgh with an unsalubrious reputation.

Name Capmaker Term description

One who makes soft headgear

Name Captain Term description

Third level of commissioned army officer, or man in charge of boat or ship

Name Captain-lieutenant Term description

Second level of commissioned army officer, lieutenant

Name Captain-tailor Term description

Possibly senior regimental tailor, responsible for purchase of regimental cloth and kilt and trew making for ordinary soldiers