What is a farrier? 1852

September 21, 2014

 

Here's an interesting word from an 1852 Hannibal newspaper: "James Griffith would respectfully offer his services as a Farrier."

 

What is a Farrier?

 

Dictionary.com lists farrier as a person who shoes horses, or a veterinary surgeon.

 

The newspaper ad said that Griffith could be found at the livery stable.

 

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