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One who fits the cord on a bow
One employed in housing and feeding horses or cattlei.e. Detective Elliot of Law & Order:SVU
One who slaughters and dresses animals for market
HairdresserThink Cheers
Maker of grass or straw roofsi.e. Margaret of UK History
One who compels or urges something to movei.e. Minnie of Good Will Hunting
Wagon maker or driver
One who catches cold-blooded, aquatic vertebrates
Maker of circular frames with connective axles
One who interlaces thread or strips to form fabric or material
Maker of footwear
Tailori.e. Duke of MLB Fame
Officer who inspects a piece of land on footi.e. Herschel of NFL Fame
Pilgrim or crusaderi.e. Carson of NFL Fame
Maker of malt liquor
One who uses a bow and arrow
One who tracks and kills game for food
Maker or seller of hand coveringsi.e. Danny of Lethal Weapon
Manager of a feudal estatei.e. Herbert of US History
One who tends plants
Keeper of an area of land designated for recreational or natural usei.e. Dorothy of American Literature
Town magistrate or governori.e. John of American Music
One who saws wood
One who uses a lathe to make objects of wood or metali.e. Ted of TBS
One who kills animals for a butcheri.e. Sergeant of WWF Fame
Maker or seller of candles
One who coats surfaces with decorative or protective colorants
One who practices agriculture
Steward of a householdi.e. Diana of UK History
Knight or chevalieri.e. John of Three's Company
Shopkeeper or peddleri.e. Cosmo of Seinfeld
Master of a shipThink Gilligan's Island
Tavern or inn keeperi.e. Freddy of Nightmare on Elm Street
Gate or doorkeeper, or one who carries loadsi.e. Cole of American Music
One who converts skins and hides into leather
Player of a certain large, upright, stringed instrumenti.e. Ron of NBA Fame
Iron cutter or mineri.e. Dwight of US History
One in charge of a storehouse of graini.e. Jennifer of Alias
Operator of machinery to grind grain or other products
One who makes and sells bread, cake, etc
Maker of thick, braided cords
One who cuts hair and shaves beards
Transporter of goods by two wheeled vehiclei.e. Jimmy of US History
One who watches over wildlife at a parki.e. Kurt of NFL Fame
One who supplies or fetches bottles, specifically of wineThink Mr. Belvedere
Sculptor of wood or stone
Maker of saddles
Defender of meni.e. Jason of Seinfeld
Builder or repairer of wooden structures
Maker of arrows
Maker of earthen vessels
Cask or barrel makeri.e. D.B. of Hijacking Fame

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