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Name Term description
Name Mistress Term description

Woman in charge, usually of hospital or school

Name Monk Term description

Member of pre-Reformation, Roman Catholic or Episcopalian religion order

Name Morning lecturer Term description

Teacher in a university

Name Moulie heels Term description

Chilblains

Name Moulterer Term description

Collector of multure duty (in a mill)

Name Moulturer Term description

Collector of multure duty (in a mill)

Name Mouterer Term description

A miller, person who receives a fee for grinding grain

Name Moveable property Term description

The other kind of property in Scots law as opposed to heritable; in general, it is every type of property which isn't land or something connected with land.

Name MS Term description

Mutual Settlement

Name MTD Term description

Mutual Trust Disposition

Name Multerer Term description

Collector of multure duty (in a mill)

Name Multurer Term description

Collector of multure duty (in a mill)

Name Music master Term description

One who teaches music to others

Name Music-master Term description

One who teaches music to others

Name Music-seller Term description

One who sells sheet music

Name Musical instrument maker Term description

One who makes and sells musical instruments

Name Musician Term description

One who plays musical instruments

Name Musicianer Term description

One who plays musical instruments

Name Musitiane Term description

One who plays musical instruments

Name Muslin singer Term description

A person employed in singing the nap off cloth, in this case in the manufacture of muslin - a fine cotton cloth

Name Mutchkin Term description

A unit of liquid measure. A mutchkin was equivalent to 4 gills, half a chopin, or a quarter of a Scots pint. For more information, see our guide to weights and measures.

Name Mylne-wright Term description

Builder of mills

Name Mylner Term description

One who works at a mill