Definition of anglesmith

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

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First Known Use of anglesmith

1877, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for anglesmith

angle entry 3 + smith

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“Anglesmith.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Oct. 2021.

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