anglesmith

noun

1
: one who bends and welds metal to form angular shapes (as angle irons or brackets)
2
: a worker who shapes steel structural members especially for use in shipbuilding and repair

called also slabman

Word History

Etymology

angle entry 3 + smith

First Known Use

1877, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of anglesmith was in 1877

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“Anglesmith.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anglesmith. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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