Definition of Ironsmith

1. n. A worker in iron; one who makes and repairs utensils of iron; a blacksmith.



Definition of Ironsmith

1. Noun. A blacksmith (who makes articles from iron) ¹

2. Noun. An East Indian barbet (''Megalaima faber'') whose note resembles the sounds made by a smith. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ironsmith

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Medical Definition of Ironsmith

1. 1. A worker in iron; one who makes and repairs utensils of iron; a blacksmith. 2. 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. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ironsmith

ironmine
ironmines
ironmonger
ironmongeress
ironmongeries
ironmongering
ironmongers
ironmongery
ironness
ironnesses
irons
irons in the fire
ironshod
ironshot
ironside
ironsmith (current term)
ironsmithing
ironsmiths
ironstone
ironstones
ironware
ironwares
ironweed
ironweeds
ironwoman
ironwomen
ironwood
ironwood tree
ironwoods
ironwork

Literary usage of Ironsmith

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1. Indian Village Folk: Their Works and Ways by Thomas B. Pandian (1897)
"In the form of wages, the ironsmith gets a fixed fee from every house, ... The poet misunderstood the ironsmith, and gave the latter meaning to the word; ..."

2. Selections and Essays by John Ruskin (1918)
"Among these artisans, the weaver, the ironsmith, the goldsmith, the carpenter, and the mason necessarily took the principal rank, and on their occupations ..."

3. Hither and Thither in Germany by William Dean Howells (1920)
""It would be difficult in the presence of the baroque." They left the garden through the beautiful gate which the old court ironsmith ..."

4. Half Hours of English History: From the Roman Period to the Death of Elizabeth (1866)
"They had specific names for the ironsmith, the goldsmith, the coppersmith ; and the ... The ironsmith could produce any tool by his art, from a plough- ..."

5. Indian Village Folk: Their Works and Ways by Thomas B. Pandian (1897)
"In the form of wages, the ironsmith gets a fixed fee from every house, ... The poet misunderstood the ironsmith, and gave the latter meaning to the word; ..."

6. Selections and Essays by John Ruskin (1918)
"Among these artisans, the weaver, the ironsmith, the goldsmith, the carpenter, and the mason necessarily took the principal rank, and on their occupations ..."

7. Hither and Thither in Germany by William Dean Howells (1920)
""It would be difficult in the presence of the baroque." They left the garden through the beautiful gate which the old court ironsmith ..."

8. Half Hours of English History: From the Roman Period to the Death of Elizabeth (1866)
"They had specific names for the ironsmith, the goldsmith, the coppersmith ; and the ... The ironsmith could produce any tool by his art, from a plough- ..."

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