297. Occupations


See also 369. SKILL and CRAFT ; 426. WORK .

amanuensis
Formal. 1. asecretary.
2. a scribe or copyist.
cameist
1. a maker of cameos.
2. a collector of or authority on cameos.
Chekist
a member of the Russian secret police (1917-1922) called Cheka.
factotum
a general assistant, engaged to do all varieties of work.
métier
an occupation, vocation or trade, especially in the sense of the work a person is best suited for.
millinery
the art and trade of designing and making women’s hats. —milliner, n.
modiste, modist
a maker and seller of fashionable gowns and millinery for women.
mosaicist
a mosaic maker or dealer in mosaics. Also mosaist.
myropolist
Obsolete, a dealer in perfume or unguents.
oecist, oekist
a colonizer.
ombudsman
an individual charged with the duty of investigating and redressing the sources of complaints lodged by private citizens against businesses, institutions, and officials.
vitrailist
a maker or designer of stained glass.

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