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Name Term description
Name Kaichpeller Term description

Tennis-court keeper or attendant

Name Keeper Term description

One in charge of maintaining or guarding, usually a building

Name Keeper of cantine Term description

One in charge of maintaining or guarding, usually a building

Name Keilman Term description

Dealer in keel (ruddle for marking sheep) or a furnaceman ('keill' or 'kill' was a Scots word for 'kiln')

Name Kertar Term description

One who makes or drives carts

Name King's boatman Term description

One who works in a boat

Name King's remembrancer Term description

Officer charged with collecting debts to the Sovereign

Name King's smith Term description

One appointed by the court to work metals

Name King's weigher Term description

One appointed by the court to weigh and measure goods

Name King's-boatman Term description

One who operates a boat used by the Royal household

Name Kintyre-pursuivant Term description

A member of the Lyon court

Name Kirk officer Term description

One employed in an official capacity, often in the Customs or in local administration

Name Knight Term description

Lowest rank of nobility

Name Knight-marischall Term description

Office held by Sir John Keith, 3rd son of the 6th Earl Marischal

Name Knock-maker Term description

Mallet maker (for beating linen etc.)

Name Knycht Term description

Lowest rank of nobility