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11313"dumpsterjumpers" (was: A good, reasonable source for material)

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  • Coblaith Mhuimhneach
    Sep 4, 2007
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      Labhaoise wrote:
      > Say what is period for dumpsterjumper, middenhopper just doesn't sound
      > right....

      The modern term for the medieval occupation is "rag-picker". In period
      those so employed were apparently known as "chiffonniers" in French and
      "patari" in Milanese. I'm not sure what the terms were in England in
      the Middle Ages.

      Coblaith Mhuimhneach
      Barony of Bryn Gwlad
      Kingdom of Ansteorra
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