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The focus group students identified most of their peers as Winnowers while fewer students were perceived as Parers.
In 1363-4 at Witney, for example, threshers and winnowers were paid in cash at the conventional basic rate of 5 1/4d.
37) Other evidence is more sketchy, allowing us only to observe women at work: a number of comic poets speak of the song of the winnowers, and terms for various women workers are recorded: [Greek Text Omitted] (weeder), [Greek Text Omitted] (reaper), [Greek Text Omitted] (wood-collector), and [Greek Text Omitted] (gleaner).
It is not easy to summarize the directory section, except to say it starts with blanchers and runs through curd-makers, labelling machines, capping equipment and pulpers to winnowers.