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locksmith

[ lok-smith ]
/ ˈlɒkˌsmɪθ /
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noun
a person who makes or repairs locks and keys.
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Origin of locksmith

1200–50; Middle English loksmith (first attested as surname). See lock1, smith

OTHER WORDS FROM locksmith

lock·smith·er·y, nounlocksmithing, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for locksmith

locksmith
/ (ˈlɒkˌsmɪθ) /

noun
a person who makes or repairs locks

Derived forms of locksmith

locksmithery or locksmithing, noun
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