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Definition of "currier" [cur•ri•er]

  • One that prepares tanned hides for use. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "currier" in a sentence
  • "It seems they made a dreadful charivari at the village boundary, threw a quantity of spell-bearing objects over the border, a buffalo's skull and other things; then branded a chamur -- what you would call a currier -- on his hinder parts and drove him and a number of pigs over into Jelbo's village."
  • "In itself, I do not suppose that the trade of a currier is a very pleasant one; but that matters little if, when work is done, one has leisure for some sort of communication with others, and for improving one's mind."
  • "As a ex-bike currier I was trying to use TomTom for bikes and found it quite dangerous to use."