Quarry

(redirected from quarrier)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.

QUARRY. A place whence stones are dug for the purpose of being employed in building, making roads, and the like.
     2. When a farm is let with an open quarry, the tenant may, when not restrained by his contract, take out the stone, but he has no right to open new quarries. Vide Mines. Waste.

References in periodicals archive ?
When Quarrier wrote a letter to a prominent newspaper about the appalling conditions for poor urban children, he was given an enormous gift of [pounds sterling]2,000, with which he was able to found an orphanage in Glasgow.
This is due to the costs and delays such an exercise will cause and the impact this will have on Quarriers finances.
The campaigner, who represents hundreds who claim they were abused at Quarriers, said: "We've been on a very long, painful journey.
Quarriers Stopover provides crisis accommodation for young people aged 16 to 25.
Bryan McCall, the charity's events and community fundraising manager, said: "The Quarriers Big Newcastle Zumbathon is a great way for people in Newcastle to have fun, keep fit and raise money for the vulnerable people we support.
David Whelan, 50, of campaign group Former Boys and Girls Abused at Quarriers, said: "Eight people were convicted of abusing kids at Quarriers.
Dylan and Lyn are on a placement as part of the Way to Work initiative run jointly by Quarriers and Dutch partner Werkcenter.
John Porteous, 73, was sentenced to eight years in prison for sex offences against two boys at a Quarriers children's home in Renfrewshire.
Quarriers intend to undertake a new build project valued at approximately GBP4.
And in the city's south side, they will tour the Stopover project, run by charity Quarriers.
Days later, a similar package was sent to MSP Tricia Godman in Quarriers Village, Renfrewshire.
Ruth Wallace, 72, faces a total of 15 charges while she worked at Quarriers Homes, Bridge of Weir, near Glasgow, from 1971 to 1981.