farrier

Part of speech: noun

One who shoes horses; a veterinary surgeon.

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Usage examples "farrier":

  1. Then, sir, when I was but an ill- conditioned, uneducated, petty village farrier, there was no inequality between me and a peasant girl; or, rather, in all things except fortune, the peasant girl was much above me. - "Kenelm Chillingly, Complete", Edward Bulwer-Lytton.
  2. Unfortunately the shoe had been lost and the farrier had none, so that he had to make one for the occasion. - "The Living Link", James De Mille.
  3. He afterwards sent him to me, and would not even allow the farrier to receive any remuneration for his trouble, so kindly and politely did he behave. - "Twenty-Five Years in the Rifle Brigade", William Surtees.