Lorimer Lor"i*mer, Loriner Lor"i*ner, n. [OF. lormier, loremier, fr. LL. loranum bridle, L. lorum thong, the rein of a bridle.] A maker of bits, spurs, and metal mounting for bridles and saddles; hence, a saddler. [Obs.] --Holinshed. [1913 Webster]

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