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gunsmith

[ guhn-smith ]
/ ˈgʌnˌsmɪθ /
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noun

a person who makes or repairs firearms.

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Origin of gunsmith

First recorded in 1580–90; gun1 + smith

OTHER WORDS FROM gunsmith

gunsmithing, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for gunsmith

gunsmith
/ (ˈɡʌnˌsmɪθ) /

noun

a person who manufactures or repairs firearms, esp portable guns

Derived forms of gunsmith

gunsmithing, noun
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