917Re: powke maker
- Apr 13, 2008--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "lionelthomas46"
> --- In email@example.com, "jamesteebee"
> <jamesteebee@> wrote:
> > Hello all,
> > Just a guess on my part, but I suggest that since old handwriting
> > notoriously difficult to decipher, "powke" might actually be
> or ais
> > variant spelling thereof. This might also fit in with the
> > trade. Anyway, just a thought.
> > Regards
> > James
> As to the mystery of what a "powke maker" is. Believe that the "w"
> really "uc" and the "k" becomes an "h" making the word "pouche".Then
> a "pouche maker" is one who makes bags working usually in leather.Peruke maker
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