mush feeker, mush fakir noun an umbrella mender: He was a mush feeker, a champion umbrella mender. 20. Compare muck toper feeker etymology: first element mush ‘an umbrella’ + feeker from English and Romany fake ‘to perform any operation upon, put into shape’; the meaning then became the modern colloquial use ‘tamper with with the intention to deceive’; form mush fakir attested by Galloway Tinkler-Gypsies; collected by EMcC/PS; form mush feeker attested by BS and BS in TDITA and DW note:

Form mush feeker attested by Canadian Paul Pope (2013) with the same meaning.