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Offline collin

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Re: What does this occupation mean?
« Reply #9 on: Saturday 06 October 18 20:15 BST (UK) »
Just had a look in an 1830 dictionary and
Rug is a coarse nappy woollen cloth
A coarse nappy coverlet used for mean beds
A rough woolly dog.
I would guess that a rugger was a maker of coarse woollen cloth
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Re: What does this occupation mean?
« Reply #10 on: Saturday 06 October 18 22:04 BST (UK) »
Thank you all  :)

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