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Name Term description
Name Stampmaster Term description

One who controls quality and quantity in a certain market

Name Staner Term description

? Either some kind of stone dresser, or else a brown dye maker

Name Starch-maker Term description

One who prepares starch for sale

Name Stationer Term description

One who deals in paper, ink, etc.

Name Statuary Term description

Sculptor

Name Stay maker Term description

A maker of corsets

Name Staymaker Term description

Maker of stays, corsets

Name Steam loom beamer Term description

In textile industry, wound the warp threads onto a roller before putting it on to the loom

Name Stent Term description

Valuation, tax

Name Stent roll Term description

Valuation roll

Name Stevedore Term description

A person who loads/unloads ships' cargoes

Name Steward Term description

Official on board ship

Name Steward's mate Term description

Official on board ship

Name Steward-clerk Term description

One who documents the work of a steward

Name Stewart-clerk of regality of St Andrews Term description

One who documents the work of a steward

Name Stewart-depute Term description

One who carries out estate work delegated by a steward

Name Stewart-depute of Fife Term description

One who carries out estate work delegated by a steward

Name Stewart-depute of St Andrews Term description

One who carries out estate work delegated by a steward

Name Stifing-maker Term description

Starch maker

Name Stirk Term description

A heifer that had been weaned (two or three years old). For more information, see our guide to agricultural produce and livestock.

Name Stocking maker/stocking-maker Term description

One who makes stockings

Name Stocking manufacturer Term description

One who makes stockings

Name Stocking master Term description

One who makes stockings

Name Stocking merchant Term description

One who sells stockings

Name Stocking weaver Term description

One who makes stockings