noun Chiefly British.
a preparer of skins or hides of animals, especially sheepskins, prior to leather making.
Origin of fellmonger
Related formsfell·mon·ger·ing, fell·mon·ger·y, noun
First recorded in 1520–30; fell4
Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019
Examples from the Web for fellmonger
Historical Examples of fellmonger
Those preliminary operations are the work of the fellmonger.
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.
British Dictionary definitions for fellmonger
Derived Formsfellmongering or fellmongery, noun
a person who deals in animal skins or hides
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