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Definition of coppersmith

: a worker in copper

Examples of coppersmith in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Distiller Shane Fraser is a veteran of Oban and Glenfarclas, and the still equipment is imported from a Scottish coppersmith. WSJ, 25 Apr. 2022 His father, a coppersmith and jeweler, settled with his family in Brooklyn a decade later. Washington Post, 6 Apr. 2022 Downstairs is a traditional restaurant named Falstaff, whose copper pans evoke its origins as a coppersmith’s house dating to 1573. John Mariani, Forbes, 9 Dec. 2021 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 See More

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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 10 Aug. 2022.

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