noun Date: 15th century quarrier

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • quarryman — noun A man involved in quarrying (mining for stone). He then described how a quarryman had bought the mineral rights of an estate at Melkridge, on the route of the Roman Wall, for twenty one years. mdash; John Sheail, Rural Conservation in Inter… …   Wiktionary

  • quarryman — /kwawr ee meuhn, kwor /, n., pl. quarrymen. a person who quarries stone; quarrier. [1605 15; QUARRY1 + MAN] * * * …   Universalium

  • quarryman — quar·ry·man || kwÉ‘rɪmÉ™n / kwÉ’r n. one who excavates stone from a quarry, quarrier …   English contemporary dictionary

  • quarryman — quar·ry·man …   English syllables

  • quarryman — /ˈkwɒrimən/ (say kworeemuhn) noun (plural quarrymen) a man who quarries stone. Also, quarrier. {quarry1 + man} …   Australian English dictionary

  • quarryman — n. (pl. men) a worker in a quarry …   Useful english dictionary

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