currier

noun
cur·​ri·​er | \ ˈkər-ē-ər How to pronounce currier (audio) , ˈkə-rē- \

Definition of currier

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: one that curries something: such as
a : a worker who helps to bring tanned hides or skins to salable form … and other conveniences for dressing hides, for the patriotic burgher was a felt dresser or currier.— Walter Scott
b : a worker who cleans the coat of a horse with a currycomb — compare courier

Currier

biographical name
Cur·​ri·​er | \ ˈkər-ē-ər How to pronounce Currier (audio) , ˈkə-rē- \

Definition of Currier (Entry 2 of 2)

Nathaniel 1813–1888 American lithographer

First Known Use of currier

Noun

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Currier.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/currier. Accessed 13 Apr. 2021.

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