whitesmith

noun
white·​smith | \ ˈhwīt-ˌsmith How to pronounce whitesmith (audio) , ˈwīt- \

Definition of whitesmith

2 : a worker in iron who finishes or polishes the work

First Known Use of whitesmith

13th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Whitesmith.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/whitesmith. Accessed 24 January 2020.

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