whitesmithing

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whitesmithing (uncountable)

  1. The trade of a whitesmith.
    • 1906, Henry William Moulton, Claribel Moulton, Moulton annals, page 331
      To this growing place Joseph and his son William removed their whitesmithing shop, and at about this period introduced the manufacture of gold beads, which wealthy dames wore and bequeathed as heirlooms to their descendants.