Artist
Artist Art"ist, n. [F. artiste, LL. artista, fr. L. ars. See {Art}, n., and cf. {Artiste}.] 1. One who practices some mechanic art or craft; an artisan. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

How to build ships, and dreadful ordnance cast, Instruct the articles and reward their. --Waller. [1913 Webster]

2. One who professes and practices an art in which science and taste preside over the manual execution. [1913 Webster]

Note: The term is particularly applied to painters, sculptors, musicians, engravers, and architects. --Elmes. [1913 Webster]

3. One who shows trained skill or rare taste in any manual art or occupation. --Pope. [1913 Webster]

4. An artful person; a schemer. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

Syn: Artisan. See {Artisan}. [1913 Webster] ||


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