Examples from the Web for artificer
They now saw, that the affairs of the monarch did not suffer by the labours of the philosopher, the traveller, and the artificer.
Tubal-Cain, who was the seventh generation from Adam, "was an instructer of every artificer in brass and iron."Popular Technology; Volume 2|Edward Hazen
To construct others similar, the money was wanting; but to find the artificer would have been still more difficult.Toilers of the Sea|Victor Hugo
It stands to all created beings as the knowledge of the artificer to the things he makes.The Mediaeval Mind (Volume II of II)|Henry Osborn Taylor
Is an artificer or maker of love, a sworn servant to all ladies, like an officer in a corporation.
British Dictionary definitions for artificer
Word Origin and History for artificer
late 14c., "one who makes by art or skill," agent noun from artifice. Military sense dates from 1758.