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artificer

[ahr-tif-uh-ser] /ɑrˈtɪf ə sər/
noun
1.
a person who is skillful or clever in devising ways of making things; inventor.
2.
a skillful or artistic worker; craftsperson.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English < Anglo-French artificer, perhaps < Medieval Latin artificiārius; see artifice, -er2
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Examples for artificer
  • Some part of the capital of every master artificer or manufacturer must be fixed in the instruments of his trade.
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artificer

/ɑːˈtɪfɪsə/
noun
1.
a skilled craftsman
2.
a clever or inventive designer
3.
a serviceman trained in mechanics
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Word Origin and History for artificer
n.

late 14c., "one who makes by art or skill," agent noun from artifice. Military sense dates from 1758.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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artificer in the Bible

a person engaged in any kind of manual occupation (Gen. 4:22; Isa. 3:3).

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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