noun Etymology: 1fell Date: 1530 British one who removes hair or wool from hides in preparation for leather making • fellmongered adjective, Britishfellmongering noun, Britishfellmongery noun, British

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  • Fellmonger — Fell mon ger, n. A dealer in fells or sheepskins, who separates the wool from the pelts. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fellmonger — [fel′muŋ΄gər] n. [ FELL4 + MONGER] Chiefly Brit. a person who deals in or prepares animal skins …   English World dictionary

  • 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

  • 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

  • fellmonger — noun /ˈfɛlmʌŋɡə/ Someone who sells or works with animal hides and skins …   Wiktionary

  • fellmonger — /ˈfɛlmʌŋgə/ (say felmungguh) noun 1. a dealer in skins or hides of animals, especially sheepskins. –verb (t) 2. to remove wool from the pelt of a dead sheep by treatment with chemicals …   Australian English dictionary

  • fellmonger — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun ( s) Britain : one whose vocation is the removal of hair or especially wool from hides in preparation for leather making …   Useful english dictionary

  • Oaks Estate, Australian Capital Territory — Oaks Estate Canberra, Australian Capital Territory Population …   Wikipedia

  • fellmongery — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷( ̷ ̷) ̷ ̷ noun ( es) Etymology: fellmonger + y 1. Britain : the place of business of a fellmonger 2. Britain : fellmongering as a business …   Useful english dictionary

  • fellmongered — adjective see fellmonger …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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