shoer

[ shoo-er ]
/ ˈʃu ər /
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noun

a person who shoes horses or other animals.

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Origin of shoer

before 900; Old English scōere shoemaker (not recorded in ME); see shoe, -er1
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Example sentences 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

shoer
/ (ˈʃuːə) /

noun

rare a person who shoes horses; farrier
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