currier

noun cur·ri·er \ ˈkər-ē-ər , ˈkə-rē- \

Definition of currier

: 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

First Known Use of currier

14th century

in the meaning defined above

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Currier

biographical name Cur·ri·er \ ˈkər-ē-ər , ˈkə-rē- \

Definition of Currier

Nathaniel 1813–1888 American lithographer

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