farrier vs horseshoer what difference

what is difference between farrier and horseshoer

English

Etymology

Borrowed from Old French ferrier, from Latin ferrarius, from ferrum (iron).

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈfæɹi.ə/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈfɛɹi.əɹ/
    • (Marymarrymerry distinction) IPA(key): /ˈfæɹi.əɹ/
  • Rhymes: -æriə(r)

Noun

farrier (plural farriers)

  1. A person who maintains the health and balance of horses’ feet through the trimming of the hoof and fitting of horseshoes.

Synonyms

  • blacksmith (informal)

Derived terms

  • farriery

Translations

Verb

farrier (third-person singular simple present farriers, present participle farriering, simple past and past participle farriered)

  1. (intransitive) To practise as a farrier; to carry on the trade of a farrier.

See also

  • ferrier, furrier

Anagrams

  • Ferrari


English

Etymology

horse +‎ shoer

Noun

horseshoer (plural horseshoers)

  1. One who shoes horses.


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