artificer

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

Definition of artificer

  1. 1 :  a skilled or artistic worker or craftsman

  2. 2 :  one that makes or contrives :  deviser had been the artificer of his own fortunes — The Times Literary Supplement (London)

Examples of artificer in a Sentence

  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

14th Century

First Known Use of artificer

14th century


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