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farrier

Chiefly Brit
1. a person who shoes horses
2. Archaic another name for veterinary surgeon
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The farrier looked at the landlord, and the landlord looked at the butcher, as the person who must take the responsibility of answering.
The farrier leaned forward with his hands on his knees as he put this question, and his eyes twinkled knowingly.
I knew that very well," said the farrier, throwing himself backward again, and speaking defiantly; "if I don't know Mr.
The farrier looked fierce, and the mild butcher's conversational spirit was roused a little.
Well, it's the cow as I drenched, whatever it is," pursued the farrier, angrily; "and it was Mr.
No," said the farrier, with bitter sarcasm, looking at the company generally; "and p'rhaps you aren't pig-headed; and p'rhaps you didn't say the cow was a red Durham; and p'rhaps you didn't say she'd got a star on her brow--stick to that, now you're at it.
The farrier was puffing his pipe rather fiercely, in some contempt at this trivial discussion.
said the landlord, turning to the farrier, who was swelling with impatience for his cue.
I'm obliged to you," said the farrier, with a snort of scorn.
The farrier struck a blow upon them with his hammer, and the crowd groaned; but, no more was done.
Murray was, by all accounts, a blustering, roystering, country squire: a devoted fox-hunter, a skilful horse-jockey and farrier, an active, practical farmer, and a hearty bon vivant.
He sets his kingdom up to the best bidder, like some scullion farrier selling a glandered horse.