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Name Term description
Name Tacksman Term description

A person who holds a lease and sublets land to others. (tacksmen were found mostly in the highlands from the 17th century, and were often a close relative of the chief. Although some of them farmed the land themselves, most lived off the difference between the low rent they paid to the chief and the rents they charged to sublet the land.)

Name Tailor Term description

One who makes men's clothing

Name Tailor burges Term description

One who makes men's clothing

Name Tailzeour Term description

One who makes men's clothing

Name Tallor Term description

One who makes men's clothing

Name Talor Term description

One who makes men's clothing

Name Tambourer Term description

Embroiderer (using hoops to hold the cloth in place)

Name Tanner Term description

A person who cures hides to produce leather

Name Tapestrier Term description

One who weaves tapestry

Name Tapsman Term description

A head servant, the person in charge of a drove

Name Tapster Term description

One who draws and serves alcohol

Name Tasker Term description

Pieceworker

Name Tavernor Term description

Innkeeper

Name Tax-gatherer Term description

One who collects revenue locally

Name Taxman Term description

Tenant of land, who sub-lets rents or tacks

Name Tea merchant Term description

One who buys and sells tea

Name Teacher Term description

One who instructs, usually in a school

Name Teller Term description

Bank clerk

Name Tenant Term description

One who rents property from another and inhabits it

Name Tenementer Term description

Holder of a tenement

Name Tennent Term description

One who rents property from another and inhabits it

Name Tenter Term description

A mechanic who repairs power looms

Name Terce-pryour Term description

Head of a priory, religious house for men

Name Thatcher Term description

A person who thatches roofs using reeds, heather or turf

Name Theicker/theiker/theikar Term description

One who roofs buildings with reeds or straw