from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun One that prepares tanned hides for use.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A wax candle; a light used in catching birds. See
- noun One who dresses and colors leather after it is tanned.
- noun . A very small musketoon with a swivel mounting.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun One who curries and dresses leather, after it is tanned.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun A specialist in the
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun a craftsman who curries leather for use
- noun United States lithographer who (with his partner James Ives) produced thousands of prints signed `Currier & Ives' (1813-1888)
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
It seems they made a dreadful charivari at the village boundary, threw a quantity of spell-bearing objects over the border, a buffalo's skull and other things; then branded a chamur -- what you would call a currier -- on his hinder parts and drove him and a number of pigs over into Jelbo's village.
Under the Deodars Rudyard Kipling 1900
In itself, I do not suppose that the trade of a currier is a very pleasant one; but that matters little if, when work is done, one has leisure for some sort of communication with others, and for improving one's mind.
As a ex-bike currier I was trying to use TomTom for bikes and found it quite dangerous to use.
The positive aspect of his currier includes graduating from Tehran's
So you're a poseur if you use a currier bag, and "gay" if you use a basket.
Sexy and Bold: Life on the Street BikeSnobNYC 2009
One day, the currier set a trap for him and taking him, beat him with the hides, till he fell down senseless, whereupon the man deeming him to be dead, cast him out into the road by the city-gate.
He purchased a carridge, he hired a currier, he rigged me in
He talked about “my carridge,” “my currier,” “my servant;” and he did wright.
Well, after this bisniss was concluded, the currier hired, the carridge smartened a little, and me set up in my new livries, we bade ojew to Bulong in the grandest state posbill.
Me and Mr. Schwigshhnaps, the currier, sate behind in the rumbill; master aloan in the inside, as grand as a Turk, and rapt up in his fine fir-cloak.