Definition of blacksmith in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈblakˌsmiTH/


1A person who makes and repairs things in iron by hand.
Example sentences
  • 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.
Example sentences
  • 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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Syllabification: black·smith

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