In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Taverns and shops stood shoulder-to-shoulder with carpet stalls, cutlers, and street-side grills that gave off delicious smells, but that, too, faded as Brandark turned down a wide avenue.
- Two suggestions for the guild are the cutlers (who would use ivory for handles) and locksmiths (for whom both elephants and castles would symbolise security).
- Names like Lucy intrigued me, but could I really take the name of the one saint that all cutlers pray to?
- Manchester United came out of the Yorkshire and Lancashire railways, Sheffield United out of the Sheffield cutlers and Arsenal out of the Woolwich Arsenal.
- At that time his occupation may have focused more on a craft - perhaps that of cutler - than on commerce.
- A most unusual feature of this particular volume is a compilation of the marks of the cutlers, and other edge tool makers, compiled by the Cutlers' Company beginning in 1554.
- The name of the last cutler has been previously identified on blades from the Fort St. Joseph Museum.
- Traditionally they were performed by tradesmen such as plasterers, capmakers, cutlers and scriveners.
- The ‘open’ nature of industrial society in Sheffield, and the reluctance on the part of cutlers and grinders to engage in corporate forms of production, showed a remarkable persistence.
- The opposite end of the knife world is the renowned custom cutler who labors over incredibly beautiful blades of his own design.
- The Cutlers' Company was granted a charter under the master cutler in 1624.
- Mirror makers, picture framers, artists, cutlers, wig-makers, glass sellers, haberdashers and tailors all jostled for business alongside numerous coffee houses and taverns.
- The cutlers of Solingen destroyed foundries that made cheap, cast-iron implements, the Rhine bargemen attacked the steamships that were stealing their trade, and Rhineland peasants surged into the forests to cut wood.
- Considering the political instability of the seventeenth century in Britain, the illustrations show that British craftsmen were producing remarkable examples of the cutler's art.
- The retired cutler became one of Britain's oldest qualified coaches after coming through the McDonald's FA coaching programme.
- About 30 were made to the Major's personal design by a cutler in Shortland Street.
- He was followed by saddler Daniel Lenehan and then cutler John Marsh.
- Because their wares were sold to ship captains for use as currency to buy slaves, the Sheffield cutlers wrote, they might be expected to favor the slave trade.
- She trudged past the cutler's and after another few yards was all but blown against the door of the Scurlocks' home.
- In New York, Lucas & Shepard, white smiths and cutlers from Birmingham and Sheffield, made ‘steel pads with sets of bits.’
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