Farrier meaning

fărē-ər
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One who shoes horses.
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A person who maintains the health and balance of the horse's feet through the trimming of the hoof and placement of horseshoes.
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(intransitive) To practise as a farrier; to carry on the trade of a farrier.

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One who shoes horses.
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(chiefly brit.) A person who shoes horses; blacksmith; also, sometimes, one who treats the diseases of horses.
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Origin of farrier

  • Obsolete French ferrier from Latin ferrārius of iron, blacksmith from ferrum iron

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old French ferrier, from Latin ferrarius, from ferrum (“iron”).

    From Wiktionary