Definitions

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  • n. A smith who works at the vice instead of at the anvil.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A smith who works at the vice instead of at the anvil.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See viseman.

Etymologies

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vice +‎ man

Examples

  • It was some time before I discovered that a viceman was a smith who worked with a vice rather than an anvil.

    Know Your Anvils

  • I enjoyed the link to the anvil vices as I was very puzzled to see my g-g-grandfather described a “coach builder’s viceman” on an 1871 census.

    Know Your Anvils

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