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whitesmith

[ hwahyt-smith, wahyt- ]
/ ˈʰwaɪtˌsmɪθ, ˈwaɪt- /
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noun

a tinsmith.

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Origin of whitesmith

1275–1325; Middle English, modeled on blacksmith
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How to use whitesmith in a sentence

  • Woodward's Whitesmith—is one of the best of the white varieties.

    Soil Culture|J. H. Walden
  • Whitesmith, Chautauqua, Triumph and Industry are among the best.

  • He was great friends with Tina, the daughter of the whitesmith, who lived nearly opposite.

    The Book of Dragons|Edith Nesbit

British Dictionary definitions for whitesmith

whitesmith
/ (ˈwaɪtˌsmɪθ) /

noun

a person who finishes and polishes metals, particularly tin plate and galvanized iron
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