Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. One who works or manufactures objects, especially utensils, in copper.
  • n. A brightly colored bird (Megalaima haemacephala) of southeast Asia, characterized by its ringing metallic call.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A person who forges things out of copper.
  • n. Megalaima haemacephala, a South Asian bird with crimson forehead and throat, best known for its metronomic call that has been likened to a coppersmith striking metal with a hammer.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One whose occupation is to manufacture copper utensils; a worker in copper.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A worker in copper; one whose occupation is to manufacture copper utensils.
  • n. A book-name of the tambagut.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. someone who makes articles from copper

Etymologies

copper +‎ smith (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The green barbets also call spasmodically throughout the month, chiefly in the early morning and the late afternoon, but the only note uttered by the coppersmith is a soft _wow_.

    A Bird Calendar for Northern India

  • The coppersmith is the most familiar member of the clan.

    Birds of the Indian Hills

  • _tonk_, _tonk_, _tonk_ of the coppersmith, which is uttered so persistently in the day-time.

    A Bird Calendar for Northern India

  • We find mention of Alexander (q.v.), a "coppersmith" of Ephesus

    Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • Upon graduation from high school in 1943, Barbara went to work as a coppersmith helper.

    Pictures « Quincy Remembers World War II

  • Isfahan's bazaar houses not just hundreds of stalls but offices, often hidden away, where the real business is done: the coppersmith hammering pots and pans may be working for a man engaged in the wholesale trade of copper wire and piping.

    Tehran or Bust

  • While he still went out, he had purchased of a coppersmith, for a few sous, a little copper crucifix which he had hung up on a nail opposite his bed.

    Les Miserables

  • So that it was the house which demolished the coppersmith.

    Les Miserables

  • Soon afterwards, in 1844, Milwaukee had a coppersmith and a brand new forty barrel kettle was created for Lake Brewery.

    My Book Report - Richard Owen and Lake Brewery

  • His technique improved the stability of the popular but fragile violets and purples this lichen produced. 1 Gordon, who was a merchant, and his brother, a coppersmith, formed a partnership to sell cudbear, supplying printers and dyers throughout Britain.

    The Creation of Color in Eighteenth-Century Europe

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