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Meaning of FARRIER

Pronunciation:  'fareeur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a person who shoes horses
 

FARRIER is a 7 letter word that starts with F.

 

 Synonyms: horseshoer
 
 See Also: blacksmith

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Far"ri*er\, n. [OE. farrour, ferrer, OF. ferreor,
    ferrier, LL. Ferrator, ferrarius equorum, from ferrare to
    shoe a horse, ferrum a horseshoe, fr. L. ferrum iron. Cf.
    {Ferreous}.]
    1. A shoer of horses; a veterinary surgeon.
    
    
  2. \Far"ri*er\, v. i.
    To practice as a farrier; to carry on the trade of a farrier.
    [Obs.] --Mortimer.
    
    
 

 

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