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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
References in classic literature ?
Bond, the farrier, came to look at the black horse that lay groaning on the grass, he felt him all over, and shook his head; one of his legs was broken.
You are a cursed emigrant," cried a farrier, making at him in a furious manner through the press, hammer in hand; "and you are a cursed aristocrat
said the farrier, taking up the thread of discourse after the lapse of a few minutes.
Then I will tell of my terrors -- yes, sire, of my terrors -- when, at the house of Colonel Windham, a farrier who came to shoe our horses declared they had been shod in the north.
I have cross-examined these men, one of them a hard-headed countryman, one a farrier, and one a moorland farmer, who all tell the same story of this dreadful apparition, exactly corresponding to the hell-hound of the legend.
Murray was, by all accounts, a blustering, roystering, country squire: a devoted fox-hunter, a skilful horse-jockey and farrier, an active, practical farmer, and a hearty bon vivant.
He sets his kingdom up to the best bidder, like some scullion farrier selling a glandered horse.
He saw the thin lines of smoke from the chimneys of each household, and the more copious outpourings from the forges of the van-builder, the blacksmith, and the farrier.
I remember a farrier, who provoked one of them, by asking her when the time she had bargained with the devil for would be out; and within three months from that very day one of his best cows was drowned.
In knowledge of horseflesh he was almost equal to a farrier, in stable learning he surpassed his own head groom, and in gluttony not a pig on his estate was a match for him.
He is a veterinary surgeon, a farrier, and horsebreaker.
After a while they marched off, but they saluted us with five arrows at their parting, which wounded a horse so that it disabled him, and we left him the next day, poor creature, in great need of a good farrier.