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?
(obsolete) A mounted peddler of fish.
(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.