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metallist

[met-l-ist] /ˈmɛt l ɪst/
noun
1.

metalist

or metallist

[met-l-ist] /ˈmɛt l ɪst/
noun
1.
a person who works with metals.
2.
a person who advocates the use of metallic money exclusively, instead of paper money.
Origin of metalist
1640-1650
1640-50; metal + -ist
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  • If you cannot buy one so small, get one made by some working jeweller or metallist.

    Black Bass Charles Barker Bradford
  • In this hypothetical illustration, we have the extreme case of what the Commodity or metallist School seems to assert.

    The Value of Money Benjamin M. Anderson, Jr.
British Dictionary definitions for metallist

metallist

/ˈmɛtəlɪst/
noun
1.
a person who works with metals
2.
a person who advocates a system of currency based on a metal, such as gold or silver
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