Spurrier Spur"ri*er (sp[^u]r"r[i^]*[~e]r), n. One whose occupation is to make spurs. --B. Jonson. ``The saddlers and spurriers would be ruined by thousands.'' --Macaulay. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • spurrier — [spʉr′ē ər] n. a person who makes spurs …   English World dictionary

  • Spurrier — Steven Spurrier (* 1944) ist ein britischer Weinkritiker und Weinhändler in Paris. Er organisierte 1976 die legendäre Weinjury von Paris, die unerwarteterweise den Mythos von der Überlegenheit des französischen Weines erschütterte und die… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Spurrier — This interesting surname is of Anglo Saxon origin, and is an occupational name for a maker of spurs. The derivation is from the Olde English pre 7th Century spura , spur, with the agent suffix ier , (one who does or works with). Job descriptive… …   Surnames reference

  • spurrier — /sperr ee euhr, spur /, n. a maker of spurs. [1350 1400; ME sporier. See SPUR1, IER1] * * * …   Universalium

  • Spurrier — A maker of spurs. Cf. Lorimer Squint. See Hagioscope …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • spurrier — [ spʌrɪə, spə: ] noun rare a person who makes spurs …   English new terms dictionary

  • spurrier — spur·ri·er …   English syllables

  • spurrier — /ˈspʌriə/ (say spureeuh) noun a maker of spurs. {Middle English sporyer} …   Australian English dictionary

  • spurrier — n. a spur maker …   Useful english dictionary

  • Spurrier's Tavern — was a tavern and horse changing depot which stood by the main road between Baltimore and Washington, D.C. (now U.S. Route 1) from 1771 to 1835. During the American Revolutionary War, the tavern was significant as a supply and resting point for… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”