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The men who supplied towns with butcher's meat. Most offered a simple service and operated on a small scale, but the major graziers who leased extensive pastures in the marshes and lowland clays of southern and midland England were substantial men with contracts to provide regular supplies of meat to London. See also butchers; drovers.

Subjects: History.

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