from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A maker of idols.
- n. A divine smith.
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But, in defense of Virgil, I dare positively say that he has been more cautious in this particular than either his predecessor or his descendants; for Æneas was actually wounded in the Twelfth of the Æneis, tho he had the same godsmith to forge his arms as had Achilles.