blacksmith

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noun black·smith \ˈblak-ˌsmith\

Definition of blacksmith

  1. :  a smith who forges iron

blacksmithing

play \-ˌsmi-thiŋ\ noun

Origin and Etymology of blacksmith

from a distinction between black metal (iron) and white metal (tin)


First Known Use: 15th century


BLACKSMITH Defined for English Language Learners

blacksmith

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noun black·smith \ˈblak-ˌsmith\

Definition of blacksmith for English Language Learners

  • : a person who makes or repairs things made of iron (such as horseshoes)


BLACKSMITH Defined for Kids

blacksmith

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noun black·smith \ˈblak-ˌsmith\

Definition of blacksmith for Students

  1. :  a person who makes or repairs things made out of iron


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