Definition of blacksmith in English:

blacksmith

Syllabification: black·smith
Pronunciation: /ˈblakˌsmiTH
 
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noun

  • 1A person who makes and repairs things in iron by hand.
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    • In the alternate world site, players pick jobs and produce goods: blacksmiths make iron tools; tailors make shirts.
    • The tapestry of life bent around him, its threads flowing, bending to his will like iron before a blacksmith's anvil.
    • They could be repaired by local blacksmiths, a process that usually involved laying on a new steel bit.
  • 1.1A farrier.
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    • This was a specialized job mainly carried out by a blacksmith, later called a farrier.
    • In some states, statutes specifically give farriers, horse shoers, or blacksmiths liens on horses they have shod.
    • The auto mechanic replaced the blacksmith, but it didn't mean all the horses vanished.

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