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fellmonger

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noun fell·mon·ger \ˈfel-ˌməŋ-gər, -ˌmäŋ-\

Definition of fellmonger

British

  1. :  one who removes hair or wool from hides in preparation for leather making

fellmongered play \-gərd\ adjective, British
fellmongering play \-g(ə-)riŋ\ noun, British
fellmongery play \-g(ə-)rē\ noun, British


Origin of fellmonger

1fell


First Known Use: 1530


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