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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Blacksmith  \Black"smith`\,  n.  [Black  (in  allusion  to  the  color 
  of  the  metal)  +  smith.  Cf  {Whitesmith}.] 
  1.  A  smith  who  works  in  iron  with  a  forge,  and  makes  iron 
  utensils,  horseshoes,  etc 
 
  The  blacksmith  may  forge  what  he  pleases.  --Howell. 
 
  2.  (Zo["o]l.)  A  fish  of  the  Pacific  coast  ({Chromis,  or 
  Heliastes  punctipinnis}),  of  a  blackish  color. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  blacksmith 
  n  :  a  smith  who  forges  and  shapes  iron  with  a  hammer  and  anvil 




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