quarrier

noun

quar·​ri·​er ˈkwȯr-ē-ər How to pronounce quarrier (audio)
ˈkwär-
: a worker in a stone quarry

Example Sentences

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, 18 Dec. 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of quarrier was in the 14th century

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Cite this Entry

“Quarrier.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/quarrier. Accessed 1 Dec. 2022.

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