farrier

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From Old French ferrier, from Latin ferrarius, from ferrum (iron).

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farrier (plural farriers)

  1. A person who maintains the health and balance of the horse's feet through the trimming of the hoof and placement of horseshoes.

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farrier (third-person singular simple present farriers, present participle farriering, simple past and past participle farriered)

  1. (intransitive) To practise as a farrier; to carry on the trade of a farrier.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Mortimer to this entry?)

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