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Name Term description
Name Apparent Term description

Heir to landed property, who has already succeeded

Name Apparent heir Term description

Not the person who 'appears' to be heir to landed property, but the heir who has already succeeded to it

Name Appearand Term description

Heir to landed property, who has already succeeded

Name Appraisement Term description

Valuation

Name Apprent Term description

One attached by formal arrangement to (usually) a craftsman to assist him and learn the craft

Name Apprentice Term description

One attached by formal arrangement to (usually) a craftsman to assist him and learn the craft

Name Apprising Term description

The sentence of  a court affecting a debtor's heritable property, as a consequence of which that property would be sold to pay the debt.

Name Aqua-vitae/aquavite/aquavitie maker/aquavitie man Term description

Whisky distiller

Name ARA Term description

Associate of the Royal Academy

Name ARCA Term description

Associate of the Royal College of Art

Name Arch-beddle Term description

Senior church or university officer

Name Archbishop Term description

Senior clergyman in the pre-Reformation, Roman Catholic or Episcopal church, in charge of a province

Name Archdeacon Term description

Senior clergyman in the pre-Reformation, Roman Catholic or Episcopal church, working within a diocese

Name Archdean Term description

Senior clergyman in the pre-Reformation, Roman Catholic or Episcopal church, attached to a cathedral

Name Archer Term description

Bowman, one who fights with bow and arrows

Name Architect Term description

One who designs buildings

Name Archpedell Term description

Senior church or university officer

Name ARCM Term description

Associate of the Royal College of Music

Name ARCM Term description

Associate of the Royal College of Music

Name ARCO Term description

Associate of the  Royal College of Organists

Name ARIBA Term description

Associate of the Royal Institute of British Architects

Name Arles Term description

A payment made to signify completion of a bargain

Name Armorar/armorer/armourer Term description

Maker of armour; official in charge of a regiment's or ship's arms

Name Armourer's assistant Term description

Maker of armour; official in charge of a regiment's or ship's arms

Name Armourer's mate Term description

Maker of armour; official in charge of a regiment's or ship's arms