locksmith

[ lok-smith ]
/ ˈlɒkˌsmɪθ /
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noun

a person who makes or repairs locks and keys.

Origin of locksmith

1200–50; Middle English loksmith (first attested as surname). See lock1, smith
Related formslock·smith·er·y, nounlock·smith·ing, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for locksmith

locksmith

/ (ˈlɒkˌsmɪθ) /

noun

a person who makes or repairs locks
Derived Formslocksmithery or locksmithing, noun
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Word Origin and History for locksmith

locksmith


n.

early 13c., from lock (n.1) + smith.

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