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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