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14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1
Middle English, "craftsman. tradesman," borrowed from Anglo-French, from artifice "trade, craft, craftsmanship" + -er -er entry 2 — more at artifice
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“Artificer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/artificer. Accessed 11 May. 2021.
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