Ironsmith
Ironsmith I"ron*smith`, n. 1. A worker in iron; one who makes and repairs utensils of iron; a blacksmith. [1913 Webster]

2. (Zo["o]l.) An East Indian barbet ({Megalaima faber}), inhabiting the Island of Hainan. The name alludes to its note, which resembles the sounds made by a smith. [1913 Webster]


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  • ironsmith — [ī′ərn smith΄] n. an ironworker or blacksmith …   English World dictionary

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  • ironsmith — noun A blacksmith (who makes articles from iron) …   Wiktionary

  • ironsmith — n. one who works with iron, blacksmith …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ironsmith — i•ron•smith [[t]ˈaɪ ərnˌsmɪθ[/t]] n. a worker in iron; blacksmith • Etymology: bef. 1150 …   From formal English to slang

  • ironsmith — /ˈaɪənsmɪθ/ (say uyuhnsmith) noun a worker in iron; a blacksmith …   Australian English dictionary

  • ironsmith — ˈ ̷ ̷( ̷ ̷)ˌ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: Middle English iren smyth, from iren iron + smyth, smith smith more at iron, smith 1. : ironworker, blacksmith 2. : any of several East Indian barbets …   Useful english dictionary

  • Robert Bakewell (ironsmith) — Robert Bakewell (Uttoxeter, 1682 1752) was an English smith. He took an apprenticeship in London as an iron worker and became an extremely skilled ironsmith.In 1706, he started working at Melbourne Hall for Thomas Coke, and living in the town of… …   Wikipedia

  • Megalaima faber — Ironsmith I ron*smith , n. 1. A worker in iron; one who makes and repairs utensils of iron; a blacksmith. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) An East Indian barbet ({Megalaima faber}), inhabiting the Island of Hainan. The name alludes to its note, which …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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