Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The work or trade of a tinsmith; the making of tinware.
- n. The trade of a tinsmith; making or repairing things of tin or similar alloys.
- tinsmith + -ing (Wiktionary)
“Records of gem-cutting, tinsmithing, and architecture.”
“These same students in most cases help do the practical work of putting up the building -- some at the sawmill, the brick-yard, or in the carpentry, brickmaking, plastering, painting, and tinsmithing departments.”
“And, the prevocational and vocational courses, covered an alphabetical range from agriculture and auto mechanics to tinsmithing and welding.”
“The trades being taught were basket making, brush making, piano tuning, draughting, typewriting, tailoring, tinsmithing and so forth; while classes in reading, writing and other subjects were held for those who were deficient in these requirements, and anxious to learn.”
“Soon we found ourselves teaching tinsmithing, plastering and painting.”
“Mr. Adams was a mechanic, and had learned the trades of shoemaking, harness-making, and tinsmithing during the days of slavery.”
“Mr. Adams was a mechanic, and had learned the trades of shoemaking, harnessmaking, and tinsmithing during the days of slavery.”
“Scouts can work toward a metalworking merit badge in three of the book's four skills: foundry, blacksmithing and tinsmithing, all of which have the boys working with extremely hot metals in solid and liquid forms.”
“Demonstrations and exhibits planned for the event include beekeeping and honey products, chair caining, blacksmithing, tinsmithing, candle making, yarn spinning, weaving and quilting and Appalachian culture.”
“And above all, boxing gave him what plumbing, tinsmithing, and masonry never could - a sense of importance and self-esteem.”
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