cop·​per·​smith | \ ˈkä-pər-ˌsmith How to pronounce coppersmith (audio) \

Definition of coppersmith

: a worker in copper

Examples of coppersmith in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Most of her business marketing has been via word of mouth, or occasionally when someone is specifically looking for a coppersmith for their custom project or a tinsmith to re-tin their copper cookware. Alison Coleman, Forbes, 10 May 2021 But her hobby also took her career on an unexpected turn, to her current role as a coppersmith, building and restoring authentic cookware. Alison Coleman, Forbes, 10 May 2021 Clangs rang from a coppersmith shaping bowls with a hammer. Chris Buckley, New York Times, 18 Jan. 2020 The best copper pans are handcrafted—hammered out by a coppersmith, then lined with pure tin (by a tinsmith) before being fit with a cast iron handle (by an ironsmith). Nikita Richardson, Bon Appetit, 24 Apr. 2017

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First Known Use of coppersmith

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Coppersmith.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jun. 2021.

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