[ shoo-er ]
/ ˈʃu ər /


a person who shoes horses or other animals.

Origin of shoer

before 900; Old English scōere shoemaker (not recorded in ME); see shoe, -er1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for shoer

  • We know of a shoer in Worcester County, Massachusetts, who has a wide local reputation for "doctoring" weak knees.

    Rational Horse-Shoeing|John E. Russell
  • Did you take him to the shoer the first thing this morning and have his feet examined, as I directed?

    Frank Merriwell's Races|Burt L. Standish

British Dictionary definitions for shoer


/ (ˈʃuːə) /


rare a person who shoes horses; farrier
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