Definition of Smith

1. Noun. Rhodesian statesman who declared independence of Zimbabwe from Great Britain (born in 1919).

Exact synonyms: Ian Douglas Smith, Ian Smith
Generic synonyms: National Leader, Solon, Statesman

2. Noun. United States sculptor (1906-1965).

3. Noun. United States singer noted for her rendition of patriotic songs (1909-1986).

4. Noun. United States suffragist who refused to pay taxes until she could vote (1792-1886).
Exact synonyms: Julia Evelina Smith
Generic synonyms: Suffragist

5. Noun. United States blues singer (1894-1937).
Exact synonyms: Bessie Smith
Generic synonyms: Singer, Vocaliser, Vocalist, Vocalizer

6. Noun. Religious leader who founded the Mormon Church in 1830 (1805-1844).
Exact synonyms: Joseph Smith
Generic synonyms: Latter-day Saint, Mormon

7. Noun. English explorer who helped found the colony at Jamestown, Virginia; was said to have been saved by Pocahontas (1580-1631).
Exact synonyms: Captain John Smith, John Smith
Generic synonyms: Adventurer, Explorer

8. Noun. Scottish economist who advocated private enterprise and free trade (1723-1790).
Exact synonyms: Adam Smith
Generic synonyms: Economic Expert, Economist

9. Noun. Someone who works at something specified.

10. Noun. Someone who works metal (especially by hammering it when it is hot and malleable).
Exact synonyms: Metalworker
Specialized synonyms: Blacksmith, Forger
Generic synonyms: Skilled Worker, Skilled Workman, Trained Worker

Definition of Smith

1. n. One who forges with the hammer; one who works in metals; as, a blacksmith, goldsmith, silversmith, and the like.

2. v. t. To beat into shape; to forge.

Definition of Smith

1. Proper noun. An English surname (the most common in Britain, the United States, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand). ¹

2. Noun. A craftsperson who works metal into desired forms using a hammer and other tools, sometimes heating the metal to make it more workable, especially a blacksmith. ¹

3. Noun. (archaic) An artist. ¹

4. Verb. To forge, to form, usually on an anvil; by heating and pounding. ¹

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Definition of Smith

1. a worker in metals [n -S]

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Literary usage of Smith

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1. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1916)
"Scl Am 115:86 Jl 22 '16 smith, Irving Wright Future ot Latin and Greek. ... Gard M 23:287 Je '16 smith, Paul R. Instante of practical and esthetic ..."

2. Bulletin by American delphinium society, Texas Engineering Experiment Station, Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas (1912)
"ER BS 1903 Asst Prof Botany Utah Ag Col Logan Utah smith, CLARENCE SIDNEY BSOE 1905 Supt of Const Bates Sc Rogers Const Co 885 Old Colony Bldg Chicago 111 ..."

3. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by Anna Lorraine Guthrie, Marion A. Knight, H.W. Wilson Company, Estella E. Painter (1920)
"S7 My '16 smith, John Merlin Fowls Conservatism of early prophecy. ... Am J Sem Lang 35:110-12 Ja '19 Am J Sem Lang 35:1-19 О '18 smith, Joseph, ..."

4. Report by Florida Office of Secretary of State (1909)
"smith 30.00 December, Jos. Bradham 30.00 Benj. smith 30.00 Total $360.00 Engineer and Gardener at Capitol for Tear Ending December 31,1908. ..."

5. The American Historical Review by American historical association (1906)
"smith, Israel, on Fitch, i. 272. smith, Jer., on federal officials (1798), 2. ... smith family, power in NY, 6. 261. Smyth, Egbert C., on ransom theory, ..."

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