- a person who makes or repairs locks and keys.
Origin of locksmith
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Examples from the Web for locksmith
Enrique Sr. opened a lawn-mower shop and later became a locksmith.Did a CIA Agent Work for the Mob? Excerpt from Evan Wright’s New Book
June 28, 2012
She was trained as a locksmith and she knew about picking locks.L.A. Policewoman on Trial for Murdering Her Ex’s Wife
March 8, 2012
She resisted an impulse to say that she had broken the key in the lock and to send for the locksmith.The Incomplete Amorist
The locksmith had carried petitions and memorials to the fountain-head, with his own hands.
The very man was here to-night,' thought the locksmith, changing colour.
Acting on this hint, the locksmith prepared to take his leave.
I love all the ladies, ma'am,' said Hugh, turning to the locksmith's wife.
- a person who makes or repairs locks
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Word Origin and History for locksmith
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