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

Definition of coppersmith

: a worker in copper

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Recent Examples on the Web Clangs rang from a coppersmith shaping bowls with a hammer. Chris Buckley, New York Times, "Battered but Resilient After China’s Crackdown," 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, "Why Buying Beautiful Copper Cookware Is Actually Worth It," 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 11 Jul. 2020.

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