Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
- a worker in white metals; esp., a tinsmith
- a worker in iron who does finishing, polishing, or galvanizing
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
- One who works white metal.
- One who does finish work, such as polishing, on iron.
Origin: white + (black)smith.