metalsmith

noun

met·​al·​smith ˈme-tᵊl-ˌsmith How to pronounce metalsmith (audio)
: a person skilled in metalworking

Examples of metalsmith in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The exhibit's work is by John Payne, a metalsmith, Petrelius said. Jenna Prestininzi, Detroit Free Press, 22 June 2024 Sarah Cash started The 12th House, a gift shop selling locally handmade goods in Grand Rapids, Michigan, in 2021, in honor of their late father, who worked as a metalsmith and made jewelry. Samantha Delouya, CNN, 26 Feb. 2024 The age-old techniques that many of these stonemasons, carpenters, and metalsmiths inherited from their fathers and grandfathers helped give the project its authenticity. Zoe Gowen, Southern Living, 10 July 2023 After sending out a call to artists in February, the city selected metalsmith Rhea Vedro to create a sculpture. Emma Platoff, BostonGlobe.com, 12 Apr. 2023 Metalworking skills were similarly prized among the Germanic tribes of northern Europe, who captured Roman metalsmiths and apparently put them to work. Catherine M. Cameron, Scientific American, 1 Dec. 2017 Elena Velez, known for creating provocative clothes inspired by her time working as a metalsmith in Wisconsin, won the Sustainability Award. Tara Gonzalez, Harper's BAZAAR, 22 Mar. 2023 Velez worked with a metalsmith in Wisconsin to make bustiers that were raw and machine-like but never sleek. Rachel Tashjian, Harper's BAZAAR, 15 Feb. 2023 Lucioni’s most touching portrait depicts his father, a metalsmith. Judith H. Dobrzynski, WSJ, 29 Aug. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of metalsmith was in the 14th century

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“Metalsmith.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/metalsmith. Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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