Chiefly Brit. a person who shoes horses; blacksmith; also, sometimes, one who treats the diseases of horses
Origin of farrierMiddle English ferrour ; from Old French ferreor ; from Medieval Latin ferrator ; from Vulgar Latin an unverified form ferrare, to shoe horses ; from Classical Latin ferrum, iron
One who shoes horses.
Origin of farrierObsolete French ferrier, from Latin ferr&amacron;rius, of iron, blacksmith, from ferrum, iron.
(third-person singular simple present farriers, present participle farriering, simple past and past participle farriered)