Definition of whitesmith in English:

whitesmith

Line breaks: white|smith
Pronunciation: /ˈwʌɪtsmɪθ
 
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noun

1A person who makes articles out of metal, especially tin.
More example sentences
  • I was apprenticed at 25 to a whitesmith named Samuel Blanchard.
  • While blacksmiths work mostly with hot metal, whitesmiths do the majority of their work on cold metal (although they might use a forge to shape their raw materials).
  • While blacksmiths work mostly with hot metal, whitesmiths do the majority of their work on cold metal (although they might use a forge to shape their raw materials).
1.1A polisher or finisher of metal goods.

Origin

Middle English: from white (denoting ‘white iron’, i.e. tin) + smith.

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