Definitions for: Smith


[n] someone who works metal (especially by hammering it when it is hot and malleable)
[n] someone who works at something specified
[n] Scottish economist who advocated private enterprise and free trade (1723-1790)
[n] English explorer who helped found the colony at Jamestown, Virginia; was said to have been saved by Pocahontas (1580-1631)
[n] religious leader who founded the Mormon Church in 1830 (1805-1844)
[n] United States blues singer (1894-1937)
[n] United States suffragist who refused to pay taxes until she could vote (1792-1886)
[n] United States singer noted for her rendition of patriotic songs (1909-1986)
[n] United States sculptor (1906-1965)
[n] Rhodesian statesman who declared independence of Zimbabwe from Great Britain (born in 1919)



Webster (1913) Definition: Smith (sm[i^]th), n. [AS. smi[eth]; akin to D. smid, G.
schmied, OHG. smid, Icel. smi[eth]r, Dan. & Sw. smed, Goth.
smi[thorn]a (in comp.); cf. Gr. smi`lh a sort of knife,
sminy`h a hoe, mattock.]
1. One who forges with the hammer; one who works in metals;
as, a blacksmith, goldsmith, silversmith, and the like.
--Piers Plowman.

Nor yet the smith hath learned to form a sword.
--Tate.

2. One who makes or effects anything. [R.] --Dryden.


Smith, v. t. [AS. smi[eth]ian. See Smith, n.]
To beat into shape; to forge. [Obs.] --Chaucer.

What smith that any [weapon] smitheth. --Piers
Plowman.

Synonyms: Adam Smith, Bessie Smith, David Roland Smith, David Smith, Ian Douglas Smith, Ian Smith, John Smith, Joseph Smith, Julia Evelina Smith, Kate Smith, Kathryn Elizabeth Smith, metalworker

See Also: adventurer, arrowsmith, blacksmith, carver, economic expert, economist, explorer, forger, gunsmith, Latter-day Saint, locksmith, Mormon, national leader, sculptor, sculpturer, singer, skilled worker, solon, statesman, statue maker, suffragist, tinner, tinsmith, trained worker, vocaliser, vocalist, vocalizer

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