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  1. the work of a blacksmith.
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Origin of blacksmithing

First recorded in 1820–30; blacksmith + -ing1
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for blacksmithing

Historical Examples of blacksmithing

  • The Blossburgh grade is used almost entirely for blacksmithing.

    Cleveland Past and Present

    Maurice Joblin

  • I also did some little work in blacksmithing while in the shop.

  • Printing, tailoring, blacksmithing, and painting are taught.

  • Their day has been devoted to farming, carpentry, blacksmithing, or some other trade.

    The Red Man's Continent

    Ellsworth Huntington

  • It is bituminous, and can be used for blacksmithing, but probably not for welding.

    The New North

    Agnes Deans Cameron