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From Middle Dutch smit, from Old Dutch smith, from Proto-Germanic *smiþaz. Compare Low German Smid, German Schmied, English smith, Norwegian smed. Related to Dutch smeden (“to forge”) and smidse (“forgery”).
- Today used especially in the following phrase:
- cha tuirt e smid - he didn't say a word, he didn't utter a syllable