noun ar·ti·fi·cer \är-ˈti-fə-sər, ˈär-tə-fə-sər\

Definition of ARTIFICER

:  a skilled or artistic worker or craftsman
:  one that makes or contrives :  deviser <had been the artificer of his own fortunes — Times Literary Supplement>

Examples of ARTIFICER

  1. <the oil tycoon insisted that the best stone masons, cabinetmakers, and artificers in every other craft be employed to create a mansion of unequalled splendor>

First Known Use of ARTIFICER

14th century


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