from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One that forges and shapes iron with an anvil and hammer.
- n. One that makes, repairs, and fits horseshoes.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A person who forges iron.
- n. A person who shoes horses; a farrier.
- n. A blackish fish of the Pacific coast (Chromis or Heliastes punctipinnis).
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A smith who works in iron with a forge, and makes iron utensils, horseshoes, etc.
- n. A fish of the Pacific coast (Chromis punctipinnis, or Heliastes punctipinnis), of a blackish color.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To follow the trade of a blacksmith; work as a blacksmith.
- n. A smith who works in iron and makes iron utensils; an ironsmith; especially, in the United States, one who makes horseshoes and shoes horses.
- n. [A translation of a native name.] In ornithology, a name of the bare-necked bell-bird of Brazil, Chasmorhynchus nudicollis.
- n. In ichthyology, a pomacentroid fish, Chromis punctipinnis, having conical teeth in two or more rows in each jaw, a blackish color with violet luster above relieved by greenish edgings of some of the scales, and bluish-black fins with small brown spots. It is not uncommon along the southern coast of California.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a smith who forges and shapes iron with a hammer and anvil
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" --
The blacksmith was an enormous redhead named Tadhg, and he was beside himself with excitement when he learned Rose was a healer.
“Mountain of the Maker,” the artificer par excellence, that is, the blacksmith: it is so called from a legendary shoer of horses and mules, who lived there possibly in the days before
“Barnes the blacksmith is the biggest and strongest man for forty miles round,” said the clergyman sternly.
There only remained the blacksmith's shop, and though the blacksmith was a Puritan and none of his people, Wilfred Bohun had heard some scandals about a beautiful and rather celebrated wife.
"Barnes the blacksmith is the biggest and strongest man for forty miles round," said the clergyman sternly.
The blacksmith was a large man with a heavy black beard that was so long, he had to tuck it into his overalls while working his forge.
Why, it was enough to make you laugh, to know the blacksmith was her friend this time.