Loriner
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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  • loriner — noun see lorimer * * * loriner variant of lorimer …   Useful english dictionary

  • loriner — noun lorimer (variant) …   Wiktionary

  • Loriner — A maker of the metal pieces of a horse s bridle and stirrup irons; also one who made small pieces of iron work. [< OldFr. lorenier < Lat. lorum = a leather strap] Cf. Lormery …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • loriner — lor·i·ner …   English syllables

  • 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] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Worshipful Company of Loriners — The Worshipful Company of Loriners is one of the Livery Companies of the City of London. The organisation was originally a trade association for makers of metal parts for harnesses, bridles, spurs, and other horse apparel; hence the company s… …   Wikipedia

  • lorimer — /lawr euh meuhr/, n. a craftsperson who makes hardware for harnesses and riding habits, as bits or spurs. Also, loriner /lawr euh neuhr/. [1175 1225; ME < AF; OF lor(e)mier, lorenier, deriv. of lorain harness strap < VL *loramen, for L loramentum …   Universalium

  • lorgner — (lor gné) 1°   V. n. Loucher (sens tombé en désuétude). •   Voyant.... Que les yeux de travers s offensent que je lorgne, RÉGNIER Sat. V. 2°   V. a. Observer à la dérobée, en tournant les yeux de côté. •   Elle me lorgnait avec attention, SCAR.… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

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