lock smith

locksmith

[lok-smith]
noun
a person who makes or repairs locks and keys.

Origin:
1200–50; Middle English loksmith (first attested as surname). See lock1, smith

locksmithery, noun
locksmithing, noun
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locksmith (ˈlɒkˌsmɪθ)
 
n
a person who makes or repairs locks
 
'locksmithery
 
n
 
'locksmithing
 
n

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locksmith
early 13c., from lock (1) + smith.
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