- the work, craft, or workshop of a smith.
Origin of smithery
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Examples from the Web for smithery
He took to tinkering and smithery, because no better employments were at his command.The Romany Rye
With its own corn-mill, saw-mill, and smithery, each plantation is almost independent of the neighborhood around it.Camp-Fire and Cotton-Field
Thomas W. Knox
In 1955 archeologists discovered the site of an early seventeenth century forge or smithery near historic Jamestown church.
Blacksmith, in debt something like £15 for smithery coal, comes from his forge at the side of the house to meet him.
I must have half of that £15 this month, or not another ounce of smithery coal do you get out of me.
- the trade or craft of a blacksmith
- a rare word for smithy
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