whitesmith

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

Definition of whitesmith

1 : tinsmith
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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