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This week's theme: professions that exist mainly as surnames.
sutler (SUT-luhr) noun
A merchant who follows an army to sell provisions to the soldiers.
[From obsolete Dutch soeteler, from soetelen (to do menial work).]
-Anu Garg (garg AT wordsmith.org)
"There might have been a sutler or trader in the village who did business with the fort." Julie E. Greene; Fort Frederick Celebrates 250th Anniversary; Hagerstown Morning Herald (Maryland); May 25, 2006.
If any kid ever realized what was involved in factory farming they would never touch meat again. I was so moved by the intelligence, sense of fun and personalities of the animals I worked with on 'Babe' that by the end of the film I was a vegetarian. -James Cromwell, actor (1940- )