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Name Term description
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 Maillmaker Term description

Preparer and seller of (oat)meal

Name Major Term description

Commissioned army rank, in charge of battalion

Name Major-general Term description

Senior commissioned army rank, senior to lieutenant-general

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

Name Marble-cutter Term description

One who cuts blocks of marble

Name Marble-mason Term description

One who works in marble, probably for building stone

Name Marchant Term description

Buyer and seller of goods

Name Marchioness Term description

Wife of Marquis, second rank of nobility, above Countess and below Duchess