Etymology
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maltster (n.)

"maker of or dealer in malt," early 14c. (late 13c. as a surname), from malt + -ster.

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miller (n.)

"one who grinds grain in a mill," mid-14c. (as a surname by early 14c.), agent noun from mill (v.1). In Middle English both with and without the -n-. The Old English word was mylnweard, literally "mill-keeper" (preserved in surname Millward, which is attested from late 13c.).

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turner (n.)

c. 1400, "one who works a lathe," agent noun from turn (v.). As a surname from late 12c.

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dullard (n.)

"stupid person, dunce, simpleton," mid-15c. (but early 13c. as a surname), from dull (adj.) + -ard.

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cartwright (n.)

"carpenter who makes carts," early 15c. (late 13c. as a surname), from cart (n.) + wright (n.).

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angler (n.)

"fisher with a hook and line," mid-15c. (c. 1300 as a surname); agent noun from angle (v.1).

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slater (n.)

"one who makes or lays slates," c. 1400 (mid-13c. as a surname), agent noun from slate.

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wheelwright (n.)

"one who makes or fits wheels," c. 1300 (mid-13c. as a surname), from wheel (n.) + wright (n.).

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grazier (n.)

"one who pastures cattle for market," late 13c. as a surname, agent noun from graze (v.1).

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Nietzschean (adj.)

1904, in reference to the ideas or followers of German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900). The surname is probably a diminutive of Nikolaus.

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