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|German to English translations [Non-PRO]|
|German term or phrase: der Vogelsteller|
|"das Grabmal ... des Vogelstellers und seiner Gemahlin..."|
As far as I can work out from the hits on Google, its a hunter who catches birds!
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Local time: 20:47
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the tomb...of the birder and his wife
A Vogelsteller is a bird catcher/trapper.
Nowadays you use the word "birder" for bird watchers, but in the old days it also meant someone who caught birds and sold them.
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
Birder \Bird"er\, n.
Local time: 21:47
PRO pts in pair: 61
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