before 1000; Middle English, Old English. See gold, smith Unabridged


Oliver, 1730?–74, Irish poet, playwright, essayist, and novelist. Unabridged
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goldsmith (ˈɡəʊldˌsmɪθ)
1.  a.  a dealer in articles made of gold
 b.  an artisan who makes such articles
2.  (formerly) a dealer or manufacturer of gold articles who also engaged in banking or other financial business
3.  (in Malaysia) a Chinese jeweller

Goldsmith (ˈɡəʊldˌsmɪθ)
Oliver. ?1730--74, Irish poet, dramatist, and novelist. His works include the novel The Vicar of Wakefield (1766), the poem The Deserted Village (1770), and the comedy She Stoops to Conquer (1773)

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Bible Dictionary

Goldsmith definition

(Neh. 3:8,32; Isa. 40:19; 41:7; 46:6). The word so rendered means properly a founder or finer.

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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Example sentences for Goldsmith
This character is believed to have been modelled on goldsmith.
Goldsmith mailed five million homes with a vhs tape expressing his ideas.
The goldsmith and watchmaking vocational school is the only school of its kind in europe.
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