- a preparer of skins or hides of animals, especially sheepskins, prior to leather making.
Origin of fellmonger
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Examples from the Web for fellmonger
Those preliminary operations are the work of the fellmonger.Leather
K. J. Adcock
In the first instance, therefore, we have to consider the work of the fellmonger, the separation of wool and pelt.
Wool is also removed from sheep by the periodic shearing, and in this case does not reach the fellmonger at all.
- a person who deals in animal skins or hides
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