from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun One who shoes horses.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A worker in iron; a blacksmith.
- noun A smith who shoes horses; more generally, one who combines the art of horseshoeing with the profession of veterinary surgery.
- To practise as a farrier.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun A shoer of horses; a veterinary surgeon.
- intransitive verb obsolete To practice as a farrier; to carry on the trade of a farrier.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun A person who maintains the health and balance of the
horse's feet through the trimming of the hoofand placement of horseshoes.
- verb intransitive To
practiseas a farrier; to carry on the tradeof a farrier.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun a person who shoes horses
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
If you're ever interested in farrier pics, let me know.
If one of the horses throws a shoe, I want to say so, in writing, before I call the farrier; and I'd like to be able to tell from my journal just how many bales of hay I have squirreled away in the barn.
The barber and the farrier were the only two supposed to possess any medical talents; the one skilled in bleeding, drawing teeth, and setting a limb; the other, from his knowledge in the diseases of horses, being often consulted in human ailments.
Marshall (Chapter XX) may stand for a great commander or a shoeing-smith, still called farrier-marshal in the army.
= When a horse is taken sick, the sentinel will notify the noncommissioned officer, who in turn will call the farrier, and see that the horse is properly attended to.
He called a farrier, who coolly rivetted irons on my ankles.
"they are called farrier's they are the one's who shoe horses, not black smith's"
Neily said, citing examples such as farrier work or dehorning.
My father's name was John Muggleton; he was a smith by trade -- that is, a farrier or horse doctor; he was in great respect with the postmaster in King James's time; he had three children by my mother, two sons and one daughter, I was the youngest and my mother loved me. "
Poor, simple Eddie, whose weary smile and ubiquitous brown leather waistcoat gave him the air of a long-suffering medieval farrier, was forever being dragged into subplots he couldn't understand when he'd much rather be trudging into the Argee Bhajee for an unhurried lunchtime livener.