WALKER
GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: WAWK-…ôr   [key]
Meaning & History
From an English surname which referred to the medieval occupational of a walker, also known as a fuller. Walkers would tread on wet, unprocessed wool in order to clean and thicken it. The word ultimately derives from Old English wealcan "to walk".
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