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a person who tans hides
Not to be confused with:
courier – messenger, esp. one on a diplomatic mission
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 (kûr′ē-ər, kŭr′-)
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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(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]


(ˈkɜr i ər, kʌr-)

Nathaniel, 1813–88, U.S. lithographer: with James Merritt Ives produced prints showing American life.
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Noun1.currier - United States lithographer who (with his partner James Ives) produced thousands of prints signed `Currier & Ives' (1813-1888)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
artisan, journeyman, artificer, craftsman - a skilled worker who practices some trade or handicraft
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Upon which a Currier stood up and said, "Sirs, I differ from you altogether: there is no material for resistance equal to a covering of hides; and nothing so good as leather."
Yet even if we add neatherds, shepherds, and other herdsmen, in order that our husbandmen may have oxen to plough with, and builders as well as husbandmen may have draught cattle, and curriers and weavers fleeces and hides,--still our State will not be very large.
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"They were concerned that the house's roof was not finished and was open, and rain could potentially cause more damage to the house, causing more pain to the family at that point in time," Fire Chief Michael Currier said.