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[lawr-uh-mer] /ˈlɔr ə mər/

a craftsperson who makes hardware for harnesses and riding habits, as bits or spurs.
(Brit) (formerly) a person who made bits, spurs, and other small metal objects

c.1200 (mid-12c. as surname), “maker of bits for bridles and saddles, worker in small ironware,” from Old French loremier “saddler, harness-maker, military leatherworker” (Modern French lormier), from loraim, from Latin lorum “strap, thong, rein of a bridle,” from PIE root *wel- “to turn” (see volvox).


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