fellmongering
noun see fellmonger

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • fellmongering — /ˈfɛlmʌŋgərɪŋ/ (say felmungguhring) noun 1. the craft or trade of a fellmonger. 2. the harvesting of wool from a dead sheep by chemically treating the skin. Compare biological harvesting …   Australian English dictionary

  • fellmongering — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷( ̷ ̷) ̷ ̷ noun ( s) Britain : the trade or occupation of a fellmonger …   Useful english dictionary

  • fellmonger — fellmongering, fellmongery, n. /fel mung geuhr, mong /, n. Chiefly Brit. a preparer of skins or hides of animals, esp. sheepskins, prior to leather making. [1520 30; FELL4 + MONGER] * * * …   Universalium

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  • fellmongered — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ adjective Etymology: from fellmongering, after such pairs as English covering: covered Britain, of wool : removed in fellmongering …   Useful english dictionary

  • fell|mon|ger|y — «FEHL MUHNG guhr ee, MONG », noun. = fellmongering. (Cf. ↑fellmongering) …   Useful english dictionary

  • fellmonger — noun Etymology: 1fell Date: 1530 British one who removes hair or wool from hides in preparation for leather making • fellmongered adjective, British • fellmongering noun, British • fellmongery noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • Fellmonger — A Fellmonger is someone who removes hair from animal hides in preparation for tanning.The name is derived from the Old English ‘fell’ meaning skins and ‘monger’ meaning dealer. Fellmongery is one of the oldest professions in the world and since… …   Wikipedia

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