noun British (formerly)
a dealer at Billingsgate fish market
a porter at Smithfield meat market
Word Origin for bummaree
C18: of unknown origin
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Examples from the Web for bummaree
I cannot think that "bona venalia," goods set to sale, among the Romans, give any clue to Bummaree.
I have been informed that the only other use of the word known is with the confectioners, who use Bummaree pans.