silversmith

[sil-ver-smith]

noun

a person whose occupation is making and repairing articles of silver.

Nearby words

  1. silverly,
  2. silvern,
  3. silverpoint,
  4. silverside,
  5. silversides,
  6. silvertail,
  7. silvertip,
  8. silverware,
  9. silverweed,
  10. silverwork

Origin of silversmith

before 1000; Middle English; Old English seolforsmith. See silver, smith

Related formssil·ver·smith·ing, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for silversmith

silversmith

noun

a craftsman who makes or repairs articles of silver
Derived Formssilversmithing, noun

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Word Origin and History for silversmith

silversmith

n.

Old English seolfursmið; see silver (n.) + smith (n.).

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