How many of your colleagues can identify these extinct jobs?
Robert Lester Porter, CPA
|1. A smith works in metal;
a whitesmith in tin and iron, there also are blacksmiths,
tinsmiths, coppersmiths, gunsmiths. |
2. A farm laborer who lives in a cottage.
3. One who illuminates manuscripts or draws or paints in publications.
4. An innkeeper, also hostler.
5. Originally a worker in cordovan leather, but came to mean a shoemaker.