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goldsmith

[gohld-smith] /ˈgoʊldˌsmɪθ/
noun
1.
a person who makes or sells articles of gold.
2.
(formerly) such a person also acting as a banker, moneylender, etc.
Origin of goldsmith
1000
before 1000; Middle English, Old English. See gold, smith

Goldsmith

[gohld-smith] /ˈgoʊldˌsmɪθ/
noun
1.
Oliver, 1730?–74, Irish poet, playwright, essayist, and novelist.
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goldsmith

/ˈɡəʊldˌsmɪθ/
noun
1.
  1. a dealer in articles made of gold
  2. 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/
noun
1.
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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Word Origin and History for goldsmith
n.

Old English gold-smith, from gold + smith.

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goldsmith in the Bible

(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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