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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Goldsmith  \Gold"smith`\,  n.  [AS.  goldsmi?.  See  {Gold}.,  and 
  {Smith}.] 
  1.  An  artisan  who  manufactures  vessels  and  ornaments,  etc., 
  of  gold. 
 
  2.  A  banker.  [Obs.] 
 
  Note:  The  goldsmiths  of  London  formerly  received  money  on 
  deposit  because  they  were  prepared  to  keep  it  safely. 
 
  {Goldsmith  beetle}  (Zo["o]l.),  a  large  bright  yellow, 
  American  beetle  ({Cotalpa  lanigera}),  of  the  family 
  {Scarab[ae]id[ae]} 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  goldsmith 
  n  :  an  artisan  who  makes  jewelry  and  other  objects  out  of  gold 
  [syn:  {goldworker}] 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Goldsmith,  TX  (city,  FIPS  30044) 
  Location:  31.98308  N,  102.61651  W 
  Population  (1990):  297  (144  housing  units) 
  Area:  0.8  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  79741 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Goldsmith 
  (Neh.  3:8,32;  Isa.  40:19;  41:7;  46:6).  The  word  so  rendered 
  means  properly  a  founder  or  finer. 
 




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