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n. pl. smith·er·ies
1. The occupation or craft of a smith.
2. See smithy.


n, pl -eries
1. (Metallurgy) the trade or craft of a blacksmith
2. (Metallurgy) a rare word for smithy


(ˈsmɪθ ə ri)

n., pl. -er•ies.
the work, craft, or workshop of a smith.


nSchmiedekunst f, → Schmiedehandwerk nt; (= single piece of work)Schmiedearbeit f
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He affirmed that the program will focus in the coming stage on service and production projects, especially those not requiring much local manpower, such as car workshops and tires repair, carpentries and smitheries.
the use of bones for carbonizing iron in smitheries (Gansum 2004), sacrificing 'raw, cooked and burnt humans' to gods (Oestigaard 2000), placing different parts of cremated bodies in different places, both in graves and ritual buildings (Kaliff 1997; 1998), etc.