- a person who makes or repairs tinware or items of other light metals.
Origin of tinsmith
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Examples from the Web for tinsmith
(f) When a blacksmith, tinsmith, or plumber have tried to repair a case, Fig. 189.The Automobile Storage Battery
O. A. Witte
This was proved by Davit Lunan, tinsmith, whom I have heard tell the story.
The tinsmith "wudna wonder but what it was makkin for rain."
She seemed then to be living with a tinsmith, and her colour was a gingery white.Pussy and Doggy Tales
At the Statue, my brother and a tinsmith were waiting for him.The Unmasking of Robert-Houdin
- a person who works with tin or tin plate
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