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far·ri·er

 (făr′ē-ər)
n.
One who shoes horses.

[Obsolete French ferrier, from Latin ferrārius, of iron, blacksmith, from ferrum, iron.]

far′ri·er·y n.

farrier

(ˈfærɪə)
n
1. (Veterinary Science) a person who shoes horses
2. (Veterinary Science) archaic another name for veterinary surgeon
3. (Military) military a noncommissioned officer who looks after horses
[C16: from Old French ferrier, from Latin ferrārius smith, from ferrum iron]

far•ri•er

(ˈfær i ər)

n.
Chiefly Brit. blacksmith.
[1555–65; variant of ferrier < Middle French, Old French < Latin ferrārius= ferr(um) iron + -ārius -ary]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.farrier - a person who shoes horsesfarrier - a person who shoes horses    
blacksmith - a smith who forges and shapes iron with a hammer and anvil
Translations
járningamaður

farrier

[ˈfærɪəʳ] N (esp Brit) → herrador(a) m/f

farrier

[ˈfæriər] nmaréchal-ferrant mfar-right [ˌfɑːrˈraɪt] adj
a far-right group → un groupe d'extrême droitefar-sighted [ˌfɑːrˈsaɪtɪd] adj
(= prudent) [person] → prévoyant(e); [decision, legislation] → prévoyant(e)
(= long-sighted) → hypermétrope

farrier

nHufschmied m

farrier

[ˈfærɪəʳ] nmaniscalco
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