quarrier
noun Date: 14th century a worker in a stone quarry

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Quarrier — Quar ri*er, n. A worker in a stone quarry. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • quarrier — [kwôr′ēmən, kwär′ēmən] n. pl. quarrymen [kwôr′ēmən, kwär′ēmənkwôr′ē ər, kwär′ē ər] n. a person who works in a stone quarry: also quarryman [kwôr′ēmən, kwär′ēmən] n. quarrymen [kwôr′ēmən, kwär′ēmən] …   English World dictionary

  • quarrier — /kwawr ee euhr, kwor /, n. a person who quarries stone. [1325 75; ME quaryer, quarriour < OF quarrier, equiv. to *quarre QUARRY1 + ier IER2] * * * …   Universalium

  • quarrier — /ˈkwɒriə/ (say kworeeuh) noun → quarryman. {Middle English quaryer, from Middle French quarrier} …   Australian English dictionary

  • quarrier — Un quarrier qui couppe les pierres és quarrieres, ou qui les en tire, Lapicida, Latomus …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • quarrier — Ⅰ. quarry [1] ► NOUN (pl. quarries) ▪ an open excavation in the earth s surface from which stone or other materials are extracted. ► VERB (quarries, quarried) 1) extract from a quarry. 2) cut into (rock or ground) to obtain …   English terms dictionary

  • quarrier — noun Somebody who works in a quarry. Syn: quarryman …   Wiktionary

  • quarrier — quar·ri·er || kwÉ‘rɪə(r) , kwÉ” / kwÉ’ n. person who digs stone from a quarry, one who works in a quarry …   English contemporary dictionary

  • quarrier — quar·ri·er …   English syllables

  • quarrier — quar•ri•er [[t]ˈkwɔr i ər, ˈkwɒr [/t]] n. bui min a person who quarries stone …   From formal English to slang

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