Jowler vs Jowter - What's the difference?

jowler | jowter |


As nouns the difference between jowler and jowter

is that jowler is a dog with large jowls, such as the beagle while jowter is (obsolete) a mounted peddler of fish.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

jowler

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A dog with large jowls, such as the beagle.
  • (Webster 1913)

    jowter

    English

    Alternative forms

    * jouster

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (obsolete) A mounted peddler of fish.
  • (Carew)
  • (archaic) A buyer and seller of fish.
  • * 1979 , Cormac McCarthy, Suttree , Random House, p.68:
  • He lifted out the catfish and selected a small carp. They watched the needle swing. The old jowter twisted up the apron in his hands. Two and a half, he said.
    (Webster 1913)