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[spur-ee-er, spuhr-]
  1. a maker of spurs.
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Origin of spurrier

First recorded in 1350–1400, spurrier is from the Middle English word sporier. See spur1, -ier1
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Examples from the Web for spurrier

Historical Examples

  • Spurrier looked at the strong-featured face as he prompted, “Yes?”

    The Law of Hemlock Mountain

    Hugh Lundsford

  • But Spurrier had been there in the hills when summer had overcome winter.

  • On the other hand, it would do Spurrier no good to kill Grant.

  • “So this is what you have come to be,” said the imaginary Spurrier blightingly to the actual Spurrier.

  • It was a good spot for a “rat-killing” and Spurrier was to be the rat.

British Dictionary definitions for spurrier


  1. a maker of spurs
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