American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth 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.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A worker in copper; one whose occupation is to manufacture copper utensils.
- n. A book-name of the tambagut.
- 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.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. One whose occupation is to manufacture copper utensils; a worker in copper.
- n. someone who makes articles from copper
- copper + smith (Wiktionary)
“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_.”
“The coppersmith is the most familiar member of the clan.”
“_tonk_, _tonk_, _tonk_ of the coppersmith, which is uttered so persistently in the day-time.”
“We find mention of Alexander (q.v.), a "coppersmith" of Ephesus”
“Upon graduation from high school in 1943, Barbara went to work as a coppersmith helper.”
“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.”
“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.”
“So that it was the house which demolished the coppersmith.”
“Soon afterwards, in 1844, Milwaukee had a coppersmith and a brand new forty barrel kettle was created for 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.”
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