currier


currier
currier (n.) late 14c., "one who dresses and colors leather," from O.Fr. corier, from L. coriarius "tanner, currier," from corium "hide, leather, skin" (see CORIUM (Cf. corium)).

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  • Currier — ist der Name folgender Personen: Bill Currier (* 1955), US amerikanischer Footballspieler Bob Currier (* 1949), kanadischer Eishockeyspieler David Currier (* 1952), US amerikanischer Skirennläufer Frank Currier (1857–1928), US amerikanischer… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Currier — Cur ri*er (k? r? ?r), n. [From 1st {Curry}.] One who curries and dresses leather, after it is tanned. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • currier — [kʉr′ē ər] n. [ME curriour < OFr corier < L coriarius < corium, hide (see CORIUM): infl. by assoc. with CURRY1] a person who curries tanned leather …   English World dictionary

  • Currier — For other uses, see Currier (disambiguation). A currier is a specialist in the leather processing industry. After the tanning process, the currier[1] applies techniques of dressing, finishing and colouring to the tanned hide to make it strong,… …   Wikipedia

  • Currier — This rare and interesting name is of Norman French origin, introduced into England by the Normans after the Conquest of 1066. The surname is an occupational name for a leather dresser, derived from the Old French term conreeur , currier, in… …   Surnames reference

  • Currier — biographical name Nathaniel 1813 1888 American lithographer …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • currier — noun see curry I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • currier — /kerr ee euhr, kur /, n. 1. a person who dresses and colors leather after it is tanned. 2. a person who curries horses. [1350 1400; CURRY2 + ER1; r. ME cur(r)iour, cor(r)iour < AF < L coriarius, equiv. to cori(um) leather + arius ARY] * * * …   Universalium

  • Currier — /kerr ee euhr, kur /, n. Nathaniel, 1813 88, U.S. lithographer. Cf. Ives (def. 4). * * * …   Universalium

  • currier — noun /ˈkʌɹɪə/ a) A specialist in the leather processing industry. b) bishop …   Wiktionary