- a maker of stringed instruments, as violins.
Origin of luthier
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After much giving and taking they became the property of the luthier.
The countenance of the luthier brightened when he beheld this unexpected specimen of the Italian's wares.
However, he set aside these thoughts, and introduced himself to the luthier as having some Cremona Violins for sale.
"lute-maker," 1879, from French luthier, from luth (see lute).