Definitions

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  • n. a ferryman

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A ferryman.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A ferryman.
  • n. An obsolete spelling of farrier.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • It’s time to tap the trees, site your gun, feed the bees, clean the pig house, call the ferrier, split the kindling, prune the trees, or plant the corn.

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  • The one time I ever negotiated sort of thing with any success was this horse ferrier we had who called me "princess".

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  • Just today here in Shenandoah County I heard it twice in a half-hour conversation, once where it meant disbelief response to a joke - the ferrier didn't believe the horse-trainer feeds them mustard oil, and once where it meant non-comprehension.

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  • Look how easy it was to subvert the interplanetary ferrier we used, without ever telling him what a treasure was at stake.

    A Circus of Hells

  • Sponsorships are $500 a year, a price that merely covers the cost of ferrier work, spring and fall vaccinations and some hay.

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  • He said he had been around them his entire life and is a ferrier ..

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  • _farrier_ for _ferrier_, as it was formerly written, from

    The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 05 Miscellaneous Pieces

  • It is also known that Ammon has quietly purchased certain spacecraft supplies and engaged a disreputable interplanetary ferrier to take them to the outermost member of this system and leave them there at a specific place, in a cave marked by a small radio beacon that will self-activate when a vessel passes near. "

    A Circus of Hells

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