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Name Term description
Name Serjand-major Term description

Senior non-commissioned officer in army, or town official dealing with law enforcement

Name Serjeant Term description

Senior non-commissioned officer in army, or town official dealing with law enforcement

Name Serjeant-major Term description

Senior non-commissioned officer in army, or town official dealing with law enforcement

Name Servant Term description

One who works for another in a domestic setting

Name Servant bailie Term description

1. Town magistrate. 2. One who works for another in a domestic setting.

Name Servant boy Term description

One who works for another in a domestic setting

Name Servant lass Term description

One who works for another in a domestic setting

Name Servant woman Term description

One who works for another in a domestic setting

Name Servantman Term description

One who works for another in a domestic setting

Name Servitor Term description

An assistant, lawyer's clerk, apprentice, assistant schoolmaster

Name Servitour Term description

One who works for another in a domestic setting

Name Servitrix Term description

One who works for another in a domestic setting

Name Session clerk Term description

Senior elder in a church of scotland congregation

Name Settmaker Term description

A person who fashions setts, blocks of stone, usually granite, used in paving of roads, etc

Name Sewster Term description

Seamstress, needlewoman

Name Sexton Term description

A church officer who rings the church bell, buries the dead, attends the clergyman

Name Shambo-dresser Term description

Chamois (goatskin) leather dresser

Name Shambo-maker Term description

Chamois (goatskin) leather dresser

Name Sheerman Term description

Scissor maker

Name Sheirmaker Term description

Scissor maker

Name Shepherd Term description

One who tends a flock of sheep, or herd of animals

Name Sheref-clerk Term description

Official in local sheriff-court, making and recording documents

Name Sheriff Term description

Judge in local court, enforcer of law at local level

Name Sheriff clerk/sheriff-clerk Term description

1. Official in local sheriff-court, making and recording documents. 2. One who documents the business of an office.

Name Sheriff depute Term description

Chief judge of a county or district