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Dictionary of Ancient Occupations and Trades,
Ranks, Offices, and Titles

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ullnager
(from ca 1350) An inspector of textiles who certified the measure and collected taxes
under-captain
nav the master of a ship.
under-tenant
a tenant holding land from a main landholder, or from a tenant-in-chief.
undertaker
hist an influential person in 17 c. England who undertook to procure particular legislation, esp. to obtain supplies from the House of Commons if the King would grant certain concessions
nowadays a mortician or funeral director
underwriter
a person who: signs, or accepts liability (under an insurance policy) esp. on shipping, etc.
a practicer of marine insurance.
one who undertakes to finance, or agrees to buy all the stock in (a company, etc.) not bought by the public, thus to "make a market" in a particular security.
unionist chg
one opposed to secession during the US Civil War.
upstairs maid
dom a maid of higher standing who worked directly with the family of the house, as opposed to a downstairs maid.
usher
one who shows people to their seats in a auditorium, theater, etc.
a doorkeeper at a court, etc.
Brit an officer walking before a person of rank.
hist or joc an assistant teacher.
usurer
One who practices usury, i.e. the act or practice of lending money at interest, esp. at exorbitant rates.
uxoricide chg
one who has killed his wife.

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