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smith British & World English

A worker in metal

-smith British & World English

Denoting a person skilled in creating something with a specified material

Smith, Adam British & World English

(1723–90), Scottish economist and philosopher. Often regarded as the founder of modern economics, he advocated minimal state interference in economic matters and discredited mercantilism. Notable works: Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations (1776)

Smith, Alfred Emanuel British & World English

(1873–1944), US politician. He served as governor of New York 1919–20 and 1923–28 and was a Democratic presidential candidate in 1928, losing to Republican Herbert Hoover

Smith, Bessie British & World English

(1894–1937), American blues singer. She made over 150 recordings, including some with Benny Goodman and Louis Armstrong

Smith, Dame Maggie British & World English

(1934-), British stage and movie actress; full name Margaret Natalie Smith. Notable movies: The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (1969), California Suite (1978), A Room with a View (1985), Gosford Park (2001), and the Harry Potter films

Smith, David British & World English

(1906–65), American sculptor; full name David Roland Smith. His early work is marked by recurring motifs of human violence and greed. These later give way to a calmer, more monumental style, as in the Cubi series

Smith, Dean British & World English

(1931-), US college basketball coach; full name Dean Edwards Smith. He coached the University of North Carolina team from 1961 until 1997, establishing a career record of 879 wins and 254 losses. He also coached the 1976 US Olympic basketball team to a gold medal

Smith, Ian British & World English

(1919–2007), Rhodesian statesman, Prime Minister 1964–79; full name Ian Douglas Smith. In 1965 he issued a unilateral declaration of independence from Britain (UDI) because he would not agree to black majority rule. He eventually resigned in 1979

Smith, Joseph British & World English

(1805–44), American religious leader and founder of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (the Mormons)

Smith, Kate British & World English

(1909–86), US singer; full name Kathryn Elizabeth Smith. She began The Kate Smith Show on radio in 1931 with her theme song “When the Moon Comes Over the Mountain.” In 1938, she introduced Irving Berlin’s “God Bless America,” which also became her trademark song

Smith, Margaret Chase British & World English

(1897–1995), US politician. A Republican from Maine, she was a member of the US House of Representatives 1940–1949 and a US senator 1949–73, making her the first woman to serve in both houses of Congress

Smith, Stevie British & World English

(1902–71), English poet and novelist; pseudonym of Florence Margaret Smith. She is mainly remembered for her witty, caustic, and enigmatic verse; collections include A Good Time was Had By All (1937) and Not Waving But Drowning (1957)

Smith, Sydney British & World English

(1771–1845), English Anglican churchman, essayist, and wit. He is notable for his Letters of Peter Plymley (1807), which defended Catholic Emancipation

Smith, William British & World English

(1769–1839), English land surveyor and geologist, known as the father of English geology. He produced the first geological map of England and Wales, based on his discovery that rock strata found in different places could be distinguished on the basis of their characteristic assemblages of fossils

Smith in Granny Smith British & World English

A dessert apple of a bright green variety with crisp sharp-flavoured flesh, originating in Australia

Smith in Smith & Wesson British & World English

A type of firearm, in particular a type of revolver

Smith in Ladysmith British & World English

A town in eastern South Africa, in KwaZulu-Natal. It was subjected to a four-month siege by Boer forces during the Second Boer War

Fort Smith British & World English

An industrial city in western Arkansas, on the Arkansas River; population 84,716 (est. 2008)

Granny Smith British & World English

A dessert apple of a bright green variety with crisp sharp-flavoured flesh, originating in Australia

Smith & Wesson British & World English

A type of firearm, in particular a type of revolver

Thompson, Smith British & World English

(1768–1843), US Supreme Court associate justice 1823–43. Appointed to the Court by President Monroe, he was an advocate of states' rights

Wayland the Smith British & World English

A smith with supernatural powers, in English legend supposed to have his forge in a Neolithic chambered tomb (Wayland’s Smithy) on the downs in SW Oxfordshire

Court, Margaret Smith British & World English

(1942-), Australian tennis player. She won more Grand Slam events (62) than any other player

Surtees, Robert Smith British & World English

(1805–64), English journalist and novelist. He is best remembered for his comic sketches of Mr Jorrocks, the sporting Cockney grocer, collected in Jorrocks’s Jaunts and Jollities (1838)

Walker Smith in Robinson, Sugar Ray British & World English

(1920–89), American boxer; born Walker Smith. He was world welterweight champion and seven times middleweight champion

Prince, Hal British & World English

(1928-) US theatrical producer and director; full name Harold Smith Prince. Among the shows that he produced were Pajama Game (1954), West Side Story (1957), Fiorello (1959), and Fiddler on the Roof (1964). Some that he also directed included Cabaret (1966), Evita (1978), and Phantom of the Opera (1988)

Patton, George British & World English

(1885–1945), US army general; full name George Smith Patton, Jr. During World War II, he commanded the ground forces in the Allied invasion of northwest Africa 1942–43, the US Seventh Army in the Allied invasion of Sicily 1943, and the US Third Army in the drive through France 1944. His story was told in the movie Patton (1971)

Harold Smith Prince in Prince, Hal British & World English

(1928-) US theatrical producer and director; full name Harold Smith Prince. Among the shows that he produced were Pajama Game (1954), West Side Story (1957), Fiorello (1959), and Fiddler on the Roof (1964). Some that he also directed included Cabaret (1966), Evita (1978), and Phantom of the Opera (1988)

David Roland Smith in Smith, David British & World English

(1906–65), American sculptor; full name David Roland Smith. His early work is marked by recurring motifs of human violence and greed. These later give way to a calmer, more monumental style, as in the Cubi series

Dean Edwards Smith in Smith, Dean British & World English

(1931-), US college basketball coach; full name Dean Edwards Smith. He coached the University of North Carolina team from 1961 until 1997, establishing a career record of 879 wins and 254 losses. He also coached the 1976 US Olympic basketball team to a gold medal

Ian Douglas Smith in Smith, Ian British & World English

(1919–2007), Rhodesian statesman, Prime Minister 1964–79; full name Ian Douglas Smith. In 1965 he issued a unilateral declaration of independence from Britain (UDI) because he would not agree to black majority rule. He eventually resigned in 1979

Gladys Mary Smith in Pickford, Mary British & World English

(1893–1979), Canadian-born American actress; born Gladys Mary Smith. She was a star of silent films such as Pollyanna (1920). She also co-founded United Artists (1919)

Margaret Natalie Smith in Smith, Dame Maggie British & World English

(1934-), British stage and movie actress; full name Margaret Natalie Smith. Notable movies: The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (1969), California Suite (1978), A Room with a View (1985), Gosford Park (2001), and the Harry Potter films

Kathryn Elizabeth Smith in Smith, Kate British & World English

(1909–86), US singer; full name Kathryn Elizabeth Smith. She began The Kate Smith Show on radio in 1931 with her theme song “When the Moon Comes Over the Mountain.” In 1938, she introduced Irving Berlin’s “God Bless America,” which also became her trademark song

Florence Margaret Smith in Smith, Stevie British & World English

(1902–71), English poet and novelist; pseudonym of Florence Margaret Smith. She is mainly remembered for her witty, caustic, and enigmatic verse; collections include A Good Time was Had By All (1937) and Not Waving But Drowning (1957)

Cecil Lewis Troughton Smith in Forester, C. S. British & World English

(1899–1966), English novelist; pseudonym of Cecil Lewis Troughton Smith. He is remembered for his seafaring novels set during the Napoleonic Wars, featuring Captain Horatio Hornblower

George Smith Patton, Jr in Patton, George British & World English

(1885–1945), US army general; full name George Smith Patton, Jr. During World War II, he commanded the ground forces in the Allied invasion of northwest Africa 1942–43, the US Seventh Army in the Allied invasion of Sicily 1943, and the US Third Army in the drive through France 1944. His story was told in the movie Patton (1971)

Edward George Geoffrey Smith Stanley in Derby, 14th Earl of British & World English

(1799–1869), British Conservative statesman, Prime Minister 1852, 1858-9, and 1866-8; born Edward George Geoffrey Smith Stanley. In his last term as Prime Minister he carried the second Reform Act (1867) through Parliament

smith English-Spanish

herrero,

Smith? — here! in here English-Spanish

¿Smith? — ¡presente!

Smith major in major English-Spanish

el (hermano) mayor de los Smith

old Ma Smith in ma English-Spanish

la vieja Smith

Jane Smith, BA in BA English-Spanish

Lic. Jane Smith

born Jane Smith in born English-Spanish

cuyo verdadero nombre es/era Jane Smith


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