- a person who dresses and colors leather after it is tanned.
- a person who curries horses.
Origin of currier
- Nathaniel,1813–88, U.S. lithographer.Compare Ives(def 4).
Examples from the Web for currier
Contemporary Examples of currier
Currier and Ives was a printmaking firm based out of New York City from 1834 to 1907.
In “Sleigh Ride,” the narrator is painting a scene so perfect that it could be featured on an iconic Currier and Ives print.
Historical Examples of currier
He settled in Sturbridge, as a farmer, also carrying on his trade of tanner and currier.Tea Leaves
He talked about "my carridge," "my currier," "my servant;" and he did wright.Memoirs of Mr. Charles J. Yellowplush
William Makepeace Thackeray
Yes; and as I was saying, Mr. Currier, we have already note of that protest.
Yes, sir; and Representative Currier knows it has also passed his committee.
Taking out his knife, Currier knelt and soon had the brick out of its hole.Shifting Sands
Sara Ware Bassett
- a person who curries leather
Word Origin for currier
late 14c., "one who dresses and colors leather," from Old French corier, from Latin coriarius "tanner, currier," from corium "hide, leather, skin" (see corium).