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Name Term description
Name Weigher Term description

One who weighs goods for market

Name Weivar Term description

One who uses a loom to make cloth from yarn

Name Wellar Term description

? Well borer or builder

Name Wet nurse Term description

A person employed to suckle a child for its mother

Name Wharffinger Term description

Wharf-owner

Name Wheel-wright Term description

One who makes and fits wheels

Name Wheelwright Term description

One who makes and fits wheels

Name Whip and band maker Term description

Leather worker specialising in whips and belts (bands)

Name White fisher/whitefisher Term description

One who catches white fish such as cod or plaice to sell

Name White-iron-smith Term description

One who makes goods from white-iron

Name White-ironman Term description

One who sells white-iron goods

Name WHOUSE Term description

Warehouse

Name WID Term description

Widow

Name Widow Term description

Woman whose husband is dead

Name Wig-maker/wigmaker Term description

One who makes wigs and hairpieces for men and women

Name Winder Term description

In textile industry, wound the warp thread from bobbins onto large spools, or the weft thread onto cops, in preparation for weaving

Name Wine cooper Term description

Maker of wine barrels

Name Wine merchant Term description

One who deals in wine and spirits

Name Wintner Term description

Wine merchant, spirit dealer

Name Witer Term description

Lawyer, notary

Name WO Term description

Warrant officer

Name Wobstar Term description

One who uses a loom to make cloth from yarn

Name Wobster Term description

One who uses a loom to make cloth from yarn

Name Wood-cutter Term description

One who cuts timber and rough wood

Name Wood-merchant Term description

One who deals in wool