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Name Term description
Name M./Mar. Term description

Married

Name M.S. Term description

Male servant, maiden surname, merchant service

Name Macer Term description

Mace bearer, usher in a court of law

Name Macer before Court of Session Term description

Mace bearer, usher in a court of law

Name Machinery wright Term description

One who makes machinery

Name Magistrate Term description

Judge in local court

Name Mail maker Term description

Preparer and seller of (oat)meal

Name Mail, maills and duties Term description

Mail is the Scots word for rent; maills and duties were the yearly rents of an estate due in money or grain.

Name Maillmaker Term description

Preparer and seller of (oat)meal

Name Major Term description

Commissioned army rank, in charge of battalion

Name Major Term description

Person of full legal age (21 before 1970, 18 after 1970).

Name Major-general Term description

Senior commissioned army rank, senior to lieutenant-general

Name Malignant fever Term description

A fever likely to be fatal.

Name Malter Term description

Processor of barley etc into malt (for brewing or distilling)

Name Maltmaker Term description

Processor of barley etc into malt (for brewing or distilling)

Name Maltman Term description

Processed barley into malt for brewing

Name Maltmill-maker Term description

One who makes mills for preparing malt

Name Maltster Term description

Processor of barley etc into malt (for brewing or distilling)

Name Man cook Term description

One who prepares general hot food

Name Man of weir Term description

Wirman, fighting man, soldier

Name Manager Term description

One in charge, usually of shop or factory

Name Manager of a business Term description

One in charge, usually of shop or factory

Name Manager of a ropery Term description

One in charge, usually of shop or factory

Name Mantua maker Term description

Bonnet maker

Name Manufacturer Term description

Maker