Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. One that makes, repairs, or replates articles of silver.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A person who makes articles out of silver usually larger than jewellery.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One whose occupation is to manufacture utensils, ornaments, etc., of silver; a worker in silver.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One whose occupation it is to work in silver, as in the manufacture of articles in silver. Compare goldsmith and coppersmith.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. someone who makes or repairs articles of silver

Etymologies

From silver +‎ smith (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • It was our ingenious cutler, whom ever after we called silversmith, that proposed this; but the gunner told him, that he had been in the Red Sea in

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  • "I've told you before - Kugu the silversmith is the only one who ever said anything like that to me," Talsu answered.

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  • We visited what is called the silversmith's quarter, but it was utterly unlike what such a locality would be elsewhere, composed of one-story mud cabins, in narrow filthy lanes full of chickens, mangy dogs, cats, and quarrelsome children.

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  • In what is called the silversmith's quarter, amid filthy lanes, full of dirty children, mangy dogs, and moping cats, we find hovels containing finely wrought silver ornaments manufactured on the spot by the natives.

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  • That week, the woman called a silversmith and made an appointment to watch him at work.

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  • "silversmith," who will ask a pound sterling for a bit of metal which cost him perhaps five shillings or even less, and who hates to be bought by weight.

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  • Paul Revere , the patriot who in April 1775 spread the news that the British were coming, was a master silversmith.

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  • Colonist and silversmith Paul Revere rides through the night to warn the "Well regulated militia" in Lexington that the British are coming and an armed citizenry turn out on the village green and defy the Crown with armed resistance at the Concord bridge.

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  • It's about a comfortable Boston silversmith risking his life to warn about a clever British night march to seize colonial arms and stop a revolt in its tracks.

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  • Drinks were served only after the traveling Danish press was "invited" to depart and the royals carefully toured the silversmith showcase.

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