blacksmith

[ blak-smith ]
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noun
  1. a person who makes horseshoes and shoes horses.

  2. a person who forges objects of iron.

  1. a blackish damselfish, Chromis punctipinnis, inhabiting coastal waters off southern California.

Origin of blacksmith

1
1250–1300; Middle English; see black (in reference to iron or black metal), smith; cf. whitesmith

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blacksmith

/ (ˈblækˌsmɪθ) /


noun
  1. an artisan who works iron with a furnace, anvil, hammer, etc

Origin of blacksmith

1
C14: see black, smith

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