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quarrier

[kwawr-ee-er, kwor-] /ˈkwɔr i ər, ˈkwɒr-/
noun
1.
a person who quarries stone.
Origin
1325-1375
1325-75; Middle English quaryer, quarriour < Old French quarrier, equivalent to *quarre quarry1 + -ier -ier2
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Examples for quarrier
  • Once a quarrier has lifted the pipestone from their quarry it becomes their property.
  • The experience of the quarrier is also a major legacy of the monument.
British Dictionary definitions for quarrier

quarrier

/ˈkwɒrɪə/
noun
1.
another word for quarryman
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