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quarrier

[kwawr-ee-er, kwor-] /ˈkwɔr i ər, ˈkwɒr-/
noun
1.
a person who quarries stone.
Origin of quarrier
1325-1375
1325-75; Middle English quaryer, quarriour < Old French quarrier, equivalent to *quarre quarry1 + -ier -ier2
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  • Mr. quarrier dislikes that sort of thing—but of course he'll take it well.

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  • All of which demonstration was bitterly offensive to quarrier.

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  • She had wished him to observe the brilliancy of Mr. quarrier's game.

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  • Instinctively she moved a step forward for a glimpse of quarrier's face.

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  • quarrier had a right to know what sort of a girl he was threatened with for life!

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  • So he took his cong, leaving her standing there with quarrier, and mounted to his room.

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  • Even her engagement to quarrier added a tinge of malice to his interest.

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  • She began to realise that she was a little afraid of quarrier's opinions.

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  • Therefore Mr. quarrier, Major Belwether—all the governors did their duty.

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  • Only it's plain that Amalgamated is safe, if quarrier wants it to be.

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British Dictionary definitions for quarrier

quarrier

/ˈkwɒrɪə/
noun
1.
another word for quarryman
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