quar·​ri·​er | \ ˈkwȯr-ē-ər How to pronounce quarrier (audio) , ˈkwär- \

Definition of quarrier

: a worker in a stone quarry

Examples of quarrier in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Elberton Granite Association, the largest body of granite quarriers and manufacturers in the country, says the city sits upon a granite deposit that is around 35 miles long, 6 miles wide and at least 2 miles deep. Jeremy Johnson, ajc, "Elberton home believed to have special holiday connection," 18 Dec. 2017

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First Known Use of quarrier

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Quarrier.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/quarrier. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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