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noun (pl) -eries
(mainly Brit) the art, work, or establishment of a farrier
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  • In 1791 Sainbel had the satisfaction of seeing the school established, in the shape of a farriery with stabling for fifty horses.

    Horses Past and Present Walter Gilbey
  • The eldest, a fine stalwart fellow of twenty-four, had made some proficiency in the art and science of farriery.

    Nestleton Magna J. Jackson Wray
  • When the small beast was trotted in to the farriery, the grimy giant laughed aloud.

    Recollections David Christie Murray
  • A Discourse of Horsemanshippe was followed by other popular treatises on horsemanship and farriery.

  • He was a very extraordinary and ingenious man, and wrote upon everything, from farriery to carving.

  • Gunnar was very useful here, for he was skilled in farriery, and could do much too with sheep and cattle.

    Frey and His Wife Maurice Henry Hewlett
  • Yet the end of all is that he never reads anything, not even books on farriery.

    The Chaplain of the Fleet Walter Besant and James Rice
  • Never to have heard of Markham—the Koran of this savage tribe—the most celebrated author on farriery!

    Red Cap Tales Samuel Rutherford Crockett

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