Definition of farrier noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈfæriə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈfæriər//
Equine sports
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a person whose job is making and fitting horseshoes for horses’ feet See related entries: Equine sports Word Originmid 16th cent.: from Old French ferrier, from Latin ferrarius, from ferrum ‘iron, horseshoe’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: farrier