What does blacksmith mean?

blacksmith meaning in General Dictionary

A smith which works in metal with a forge and tends to make iron utensils horseshoes etc

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  • a smith just who forges and shapes metal with a hammer and anvil
  • A smith who works in iron with a forge, and tends to make iron utensils, horseshoes, etc.
  • A fish associated with the Pacific coast (Chromis, / Heliastes, punctipinnis), of a blackish color.

blacksmith meaning in Etymology Dictionary

belated 15c. (mid-13c. as a surname), from black colored + smith (n.). Listed in royal ordinance (along side bladesmiths, spurriers and goldbeaters). Those who work with hot, hefty metals unlike people who beat silver, tin, or pewter (whitesmith).


blacksmith meaning in Veterinary Dictionary

an expert which creates items away from metal and certain metals.


blacksmith meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) A smith who works in iron with a forge, and tends to make metal utensils, horseshoes, etc.

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  • (n.) A fish for the Pacific coast (Chromis, / Heliastes, punctipinnis), of a blackish color.

Sentence Examples with the word blacksmith

Hadst thou taken this old blacksmith to thyself ere his full ruin came upon him, then had the young widow had a delicious grief, and her orphans a truly venerable, legendary sire to dream of in their after years; and all of them a care-killing competency.

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