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farrier

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noun far·ri·er \ˈfer-ē-ər, ˈfa-rē-\

Definition of farrier

  1. :  a person who shoes horses



Origin of farrier

alteration of Middle English ferrour, from Anglo-French ferrour blacksmith, from ferrer to shoe (horses), from Vulgar Latin *ferrare, from Latin ferrum iron


First Known Use: 15th century

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