Definition of Goldsmith

1. Noun. An artisan who makes jewelry and other objects out of gold.

Exact synonyms: Gold-worker, Goldworker
Generic synonyms: Jeweler, Jeweller, Jewelry Maker
Specialized synonyms: Faberge, Peter Carl Faberge



2. Noun. Irish writer of novels and poetry and plays and essays (1728-1774).
Exact synonyms: Oliver Goldsmith
Generic synonyms: Author, Writer

Definition of Goldsmith

1. n. An artisan who manufactures vessels and ornaments, etc., of gold.

Definition of Goldsmith

1. Proper noun. An English surname derived from the trade name goldsmith. ¹

2. Noun. A person who forges things out of gold, especially jewelry. ¹

3. Noun. (obsolete) A banker (because the goldsmiths of London used to receive money on deposit, being equipped to keep it safely). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Goldsmith

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Medical Definition of Goldsmith

1. 1. An artisan who manufactures vessels and ornaments, etc, of gold. 2. A banker. The goldsmiths of London formerly received money on deposit because they were prepared to keep it safely. Goldsmith beetle, a large, bright yellow, American beetle (Cotalpa lanigera), of the family Scarabaeidae Origin: AS. Goldsmi. See Gold, and Smith. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Goldsmith

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goldmohurs
goldney
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goldquarryite
goldrush
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golds
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goldsmith (current term)
goldsmithies
goldsmithing
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goldstone
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goldtail
goldthread
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goldtone
goldurn
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Literary usage of Goldsmith

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1. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN, Sidney Lee (1890)
"The fourth edition in 1655 contained portraits of Grotius and goldsmith. There were editions in 1062 and 1668. In 1652 goldsmith published ' Hugo Grotius ..."

2. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1888)
"Tlie goldsmith note maturing November 1, 1881, he" [goldsmith] "notified Judah that he should not longer need the loan. Я aas and Judah say that 'a few ..."

3. The Quarterly Review by John Gibson Lockhart, George Walter Prothero, William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, Baron Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, Sir William Smith (1907)
"OLIVER goldsmith. 1. The Complete Poetical Works of Oliver goldsmith. Edited with introduction and notes by Austin Dobson. Oxford : University Press ..."

4. United States Supreme Court Reports by United States Supreme Court, Walter Malins Rose, Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, LEXIS Law Publishing (1901)
"The record disclosed the following facts: on August 19, 1874, Bernard goldsmith borrowed of James D. Walker the sum of $ 100000, and gave to the latter his ..."

5. The Life of Samuel Johnson by James Boswell (1907)
"As Dr. Oliver goldsmith will frequently appear in this narrative, I shall endeavour to make my readers in some degree acquainted with his singular character ..."

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