- a person who makes utensils, jewelry, etc., out of copper.
- a crimson-breasted barbet, Megalaima haemacephala, of India, southeast Asia, and adjacent islands, characterized by the ringing, metallic sound of its note.
Origin of coppersmith
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Examples from the Web for coppersmith
She inquired of a coppersmith if an English artist had been seen here lately.A Laodicean
But the coppersmith is a bird that is usually heard rather than seen.Indian Birds
These and not the nectar-bearing flowers were the attraction for the coppersmith.Jungle Folk
Beware of Alexander, the coppersmith, for he hath done us much harm.Thoughts on African Colonization
William Lloyd Garrison
They told the coppersmith, and he and his men beat her soundly and drove her away.Deccan Nursery Tales
Charles Augustus Kincaid
- a person who works copper or copper alloys
- an Asian barbet (a bird), Megalaima haemacephala, the call of which has a ringing metallic note
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