smithwork

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

smith +‎ work

Noun[edit]

smithwork (uncountable)

  1. The work done by a smith (blacksmith); metal forgery
    • 1922, James Joyce, Ulysses Episode 12, The Cyclops
      Thereon embossed in excellent smithwork was seen the image of a queen of regal port, scion of the house of Brunswick, Victoria...