quarrier

[ kwawr-ee-er, kwor- ]
/ ˈkwɔr i ər, ˈkwɒr- /
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noun

a person who quarries stone.

Nearby words

  1. quarnero,
  2. quarrel,
  3. quarrelsome,
  4. quarrelsomely,
  5. quarrian,
  6. quarry,
  7. quarry tile,
  8. quarry-faced,
  9. quarrying,
  10. quarryman

Origin of quarrier

1325–75; Middle English quaryer, quarriour < Old French quarrier, equivalent to *quarre quarry1 + -ier -ier2

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British Dictionary definitions for quarrier

quarrier

/ (ˈkwɒrɪə) /

noun

another word for quarryman
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