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a person who tans hides
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courier – messenger, esp. one on a diplomatic mission
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One that prepares tanned hides for use.
[Middle English curreiour, from Old French, from Latin coriārius, from corium, leather; see sker- in Indo-European roots.]
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(Tanning) a person who curries leather
[C14: from Old French corier, from Latin coriārius a tanner, from corium leather]
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cur•ri•er(ˈkɜr i ər, ˈkʌr-)
1. a person who dresses tanned leather.
2. a person who curries horses.
[1350–1400; Middle English cur(r)iour,cor(r)iour < Anglo-French < Latin coriārius=cori(um) leather + -ārius -ary]
Cur•ri•er(ˈkɜr i ər, kʌr-)
Nathaniel, 1813–88, U.S. lithographer: with James Merritt Ives produced prints showing American life.
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|Noun||1.||Currier - United States lithographer who (with his partner James Ives) produced thousands of prints signed `Currier & Ives' (1813-1888)|
|2.||currier - a craftsman who curries leather for use|
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