Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun One that makes or repairs locks.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An artificer whose occupation is to make locks.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A person whose occupation is to make, mend, or install locks, or to make keys for locks.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun one who studies or practices locksmithing
  • noun gambling, slang someone who only bets when they are sure they will win

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

  • noun someone who makes or repairs locks

Etymologies

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lock +‎ smith

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  • From The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia:

    "n. An artificer whose occupation is to make locks."

    March 28, 2017