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smith

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noun \ˈsmith\

Simple Definition of smith

  • : a person who makes things (such as tools or horseshoes) with iron

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of smith

  1. 1 :  a worker in metals :  blacksmith

  2. 2 :  maker —often used in combination <gunsmith> <tunesmith>

Examples of smith in a sentence

  1. Ancient smiths developed the techniques needed to make metal tools.



Origin and Etymology of smith

Middle English, from Old English; akin to Old High German smid smith and probably to Greek smilē wood-carving knife


First Known Use: before 12th century


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SMITH Defined for Kids

smith

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noun \ˈsmith\

Definition of smith for Students

  1. 1 :  a worker in metals

  2. 2 :  blacksmith




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