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Name Term description
Name Flax-manufacturer Term description

One who works with flax to make linen

Name Flax-merchant Term description

One who deals in flax for linen manufacture

Name Flax-raiser Term description

One who works with flax to make linen

Name Flegeoure Term description

Fletcher, arrowmaker

Name Flescher/flesher Term description

Butcher

Name Flesches Term description

Butcher

Name Fletcher Term description

An arrow-maker

Name Floater Term description

? Plasterer (one meaning of 'to float' is to level a surface with plaster)

Name Foreman Term description

One in charge of a worksite or factory workforce

Name Foremast-man Term description

One in charge of the foremast on a ship

Name Forester Term description

One who works to tend and maintain a forest

Name Fore-worker Term description

? Possibly a foreman, but possibly a type of mason, as 'forework' meant the front of a building

Name Fort major Term description

An army officer in charge of a fort or barracks

Name Fouller Term description

One who fulls (cleanses and thickens) cloth

Name Founder Term description

A person who casts metal

Name Frame smith Term description

Maker of shoulder frames or yokes for carrying pails

Name Free-woman Term description

Female equivalent of freeman of a burgh - a woman in possession of a the right to trade in a burgh

Name Fremd bearer Term description

A bearer who is not related to the collier that is, Not his wife or daughter. See bearer

Name Frenchman Term description

Man from France

Name Fresher Term description

Butcher

Name Fruiter Term description

One who sells fruit to the public

Name Fruitseller Term description

One who sells fruit to the public

Name Fuller Term description

Person who cleanses and thickens cloth

Name Furrier Term description

One who prepares and sells furs

Name FDS RCPSG Term description

Fellowship in Dental Surgery of Royal College of Physicians and SUrgeons of Glasgow