lorimer

noun
lor·​i·​mer | \ ˈlȯrəmə(r) \
variants: or loriner \ -​rənə(r) \
plural -s

Definition of lorimer

: a maker of bits, spurs, and metal mountings for bridles and saddles

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History and Etymology for lorimer

Middle English lorimer, loriner, from Old French lormier, lorenier, from lorain strap holding a horse's saddle (from Late Latin loramentum harness, straps, from Latin lorum strap + -mentum -ment) + -ier -er

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“Lorimer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lorimer. Accessed 23 Feb. 2020.

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