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ˈblækˌsmɪθblack·smith

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. blacksmithnoun

    a smith who forges and shapes iron with a hammer and anvil

Wiktionary

  1. blacksmithnoun

    A person who forges iron.

  2. blacksmithnoun

    A person who shoes horses; a farrier).

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Blacksmithnoun

    A smith that works in iron; so called from being very smutty.

    Etymology: from black and smith.

    The blacksmith may forge what he pleases. James Howell, E. Tears.

    Shut up thy doors with bars and bolts; it will be impossible for the blacksmith to make them so fast, but a cat and a whoremaster will find a way through them. Spectator, №. 205.

Wikipedia

  1. Blacksmith

    A blacksmith is a metalsmith who creates objects primarily from wrought iron or steel, but sometimes from other metals, by forging the metal, using tools to hammer, bend, and cut (cf. tinsmith). Blacksmiths produce objects such as gates, grilles, railings, light fixtures, furniture, sculpture, tools, agricultural implements, decorative and religious items, cooking utensils, and weapons. There was an historical distinction between the heavy work of the blacksmith and the more delicate operation of a whitesmith, who usually worked in gold, silver, pewter, or the finishing steps of fine steel. The place where a blacksmith works is called variously a smithy, a forge or a blacksmith's shop. While there are many people who work with metal such as farriers, wheelwrights, and armorers, in former times the blacksmith had a general knowledge of how to make and repair many things, from the most complex of weapons and armor to simple things like nails or lengths of chain.

ChatGPT

  1. blacksmith

    A blacksmith is a skilled craftsperson who works with iron and steel, heating the metal to create, repair, and modify tools, parts, structures, and decorative pieces by hammering, bending, and cutting. The blacksmith also develops and assembles these items. The term "blacksmith" comes from the activity of "smoothing" (or "smithing") "black" metals — those that have been heated and darkened during the forge process.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Blacksmithnoun

    a smith who works in iron with a forge, and makes iron utensils, horseshoes, etc

  2. Blacksmithnoun

    a fish of the Pacific coast (Chromis, / Heliastes, punctipinnis), of a blackish color

Wikidata

  1. Blacksmith

    A blacksmith is a Metalsmith who creates objects from wrought iron or steel by forging the metal by using tools to hammer, bend, and cut. Blacksmiths produce objects such as gates, grilles, railings, light fixtures, furniture, sculpture, tools, agricultural implements, decorative and religious items, cooking utensils, and weapons. Despite common usage, the person who shoes horses is a farrier. Many farriers have carried out both trades, but most modern or engineering smiths do not.

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Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. BLACKSMITH

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Blacksmith is ranked #31587 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Blacksmith surname appeared 732 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Blacksmith.

    48.6% or 356 total occurrences were White.
    34.7% or 254 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    8.3% or 61 total occurrences were Black.
    6.1% or 45 total occurrences were of two or more races.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of blacksmith in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of blacksmith in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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