quarrier

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

noun

a person who quarries stone.

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Origin of quarrier

1325–75; Middle English quaryer, quarriour<Old French quarrier, equivalent to *quarrequarry1 + -ier-ier2
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British Dictionary definitions for quarrier

quarrier
/ (ˈkwɒrɪə) /

noun

another word for quarryman
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