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Definition of "blacksmith" []

  • One that forges and shapes iron with an anvil and hammer. (noun)
  • One that makes, repairs, and fits horseshoes. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "blacksmith" in a sentence
  • "This piece of wit incensed my friend to such a degree, that he called the blacksmith scoundrel, and protested he would fight him for half-a-farthing."
  • "However there proved to be one or two people within call – the gamekeeper who lived at the lodge inhabited by Lord John, and the blacksmith from the clachan, who had been carrying some implement home to a distant mountain farm."
  • "But now, as Charles Merchant repeated the words, "blacksmith" --"