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Offline Falleneagle

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Definition please
« on: Thursday 08 March 18 22:10 GMT (UK) »
Can someone please tell me what this means?


flesher burgess of Edinburgh


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Re: Definition please
« Reply #1 on: Thursday 08 March 18 22:15 GMT (UK) »
A flesher was another name for a butcher.

A little background on definition of Burgess https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Incorporated_Trades_of_Edinburgh

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Re: Definition please
« Reply #2 on: Thursday 08 March 18 22:19 GMT (UK) »
Hi, I agree with Monica regarding the term "Flesher".

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Re: Definition please
« Reply #3 on: Friday 09 March 18 01:26 GMT (UK) »
Thank you both I appreciate the help.
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