Lorimer

A maker of the metal pieces of a horse's bridle and stirrup irons; also one who made small pieces of iron-work. [< OldFr. lorenier < Lat. lorum = a leather strap] -

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  • Lorimer — may refer to:urname*David Lorimer, a writer, lecturer and editor who is program director of the Scientific and Medical Network *George Horace Lorimer (longtime editor of The Saturday Evening Post ) *Hew Lorimer, (1907–1993) a Scottish sculptor… …   Wikipedia

  • Lorimer — ist der Familienname von David Lockhart Robertson Lorimer (1876−1962), Angehöriger der britischen Armee in Britisch Indien und Linguist James Lorimer (1818−1890), britischer Jurist und Rechts und Staatsphilosoph Peter Lorimer (* 1946), ehemaliger …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Lorimer — Lor i*mer, Loriner Lor i*ner, n. [OF. lormier, loremier, fr. LL. loranum bridle, L. lorum thong, the rein of a bridle.] A maker of bits, spurs, and metal mounting for bridles and saddles; hence, a saddler. [Obs.] Holinshed. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lorimer — c.1200 (mid 12c. as surname), “maker of bits for bridles and saddles, worker in small ironware,” from O.Fr. loremier “saddler, harness maker, military leatherworker” (Mod.Fr. lormier), from loraim, from L. lorum “strap, thong, rein of a …   Etymology dictionary

  • Lorimer — Recorded as Larimer, Lorrimer, Lorymer, Lorimer, Lorriman, Lorryman, Lurriman and probably others, this is a surname of Olde French pre 7th century origins. Probably introduced into the British Isles at or just after the famous Conquest of… …   Surnames reference

  • lorimer — /lawr euh meuhr/, n. a craftsperson who makes hardware for harnesses and riding habits, as bits or spurs. Also, loriner /lawr euh neuhr/. [1175 1225; ME < AF; OF lor(e)mier, lorenier, deriv. of lorain harness strap < VL *loramen, for L loramentum …   Universalium

  • Lorimer, Dr. —    Hd Consulted by Haldimand as to sanitary measures, 66, 70 …   The makers of Canada

  • lorimer — lor·i·mer …   English syllables

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  • Lorimer Street / Metropolitan Avenue (New York City Subway) — Lorimer Street / Metropolitan Avenue …   Wikipedia

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