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  5  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Smith  \Smith\  (sm[i^]th),  n.  [AS.  smi[eth];  akin  to  D.  smid,  G. 
  schmied  OHG.  smid,  Icel.  smi[eth]r,  Dan.  &  Sw  smed,  Goth. 
  smi[thorn]a  (in  comp.);  cf  Gr  smi`lh  a  sort  of  knife, 
  sminy`h  a  hoe,  mattock.] 
  1.  One  who  forges  with  the  hammer;  one  who  works  in  metals; 
  as  a  blacksmith,  goldsmith,  silversmith,  and  the  like 
  --Piers  Plowman. 
 
  Nor  yet  the  smith  hath  learned  to  form  a  sword. 
  --Tate. 
 
  2.  One  who  makes  or  effects  anything  [R.]  --Dryden. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Smith  \Smith\,  v.  t.  [AS.  smi[eth]ian.  See  {Smith},  n.] 
  To  beat  into  shape;  to  forge.  [Obs.]  --Chaucer. 
 
  What  smith  that  any  [weapon]  smitheth  --Piers 
  Plowman. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  smith 
  n  1:  someone  who  works  at  something  specified 
  2:  someone  who  works  metal  (especially  by  hammering  it  when  it 
  is  hot  and  malleable)  [syn:  {metalworker}] 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Smith,  KY 
  Zip  code(s):  40867 
  Smith,  NV 
  Zip  code(s):  89430 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Smith 
  The  Hebrews  were  not  permitted  by  the  Philistines  in  the  days  of 
  Samuel  to  have  a  smith  amongst  them  lest  they  should  make  them 
  swords  and  spears  (1  Sam.  13:19).  Thus  the  Philistines  sought  to 
  make  their  conquest  permanent  (comp.  2  Kings  24:16). 
 




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