- a person who makes horseshoes and shoes horses.
- a person who forges objects of iron.
- a blackish damselfish, Chromis punctipinnis, inhabiting coastal waters off southern California.
Origin of blacksmith
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Examples from the Web for blacksmith
When her opponents chose a blacksmith as their champion, she produced the same type of defender.The ‘GOT’ Red Viper and Mountain Duel, and a History of Medieval Trial by Combat
June 3, 2014
When Ahmadinejad family's moved to Tehran from Aradan, his father, Ahmad, started a new career as a blacksmith.7 Job Ideas for the Recently Unemployed Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
June 18, 2013
And for the inescapably materialistic aspirations of that blacksmith, DuBois did not have much regard.David's Book Club: The Souls of Black Folk
May 5, 2013
New "plans" for special items that I can have the blacksmith make.Diablo 3 Director Regrets Building an In-Game Market
March 29, 2013
Despite this all-important class difference, Beatriz married the blacksmith.The Jewish Conquistadors
December 21, 2008
As for work, the blacksmith reveled in it, and made it practically his only vice.
But what is to become of the blacksmith, the carpenter, and all the rest?
He can tinker up almost anything, and that eliminates the blacksmith.
The blacksmith talked, and Yates listened, putting now and then a mark on his cuff.
The kind of clothing worn by a man whose tailor is a blacksmith.The Devil's Dictionary
- an artisan who works iron with a furnace, anvil, hammer, etc
C14: see black, smith
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Word Origin and History for blacksmith
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