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fellmonger

[fel-muhng-ger, -mong-] /ˈfɛlˌmʌŋ gər, -ˌmɒŋ-/
noun, Chiefly British
1.
a preparer of skins or hides of animals, especially sheepskins, prior to leather making.
Origin
1520-1530
1520-30; fell4 + monger
Related forms
fellmongering, fellmongery, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for fell monger

fellmonger

/ˈfɛlˌmʌŋɡə/
noun
1.
a person who deals in animal skins or hides
Derived Forms
fellmongering, fellmongery, noun
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