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 (wīt′smĭth′, hwīt′-)
1. One who works white metal.
2. One who does finish work, such as polishing, on iron.


(Metallurgy) a person who finishes and polishes metals, particularly tin plate and galvanized iron


(ˈʰwaɪtˌsmɪθ, ˈwaɪt-)

a tinsmith.
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Pip, dear old chap, life is made of ever so many partings welded together, as I may say, and one man's a blacksmith, and one's a whitesmith, and one's a goldsmith, and one's a coppersmith.
By Charlie Cook, Chloe Whitesmith and Courtney Burtle
Harris, of Whitesmith, near Lewes, has since paid back pounds 250,000 but faces up to six years' jail when sentenced in January.
General Manager of InterContinental Aqaba Mr Enad Tannous announced that the Hotel welcomes the new Executive Chef Mr James Whitesmith, a British food extraordinaire with over 12 years experience in the food and beverage industry.
From the early age of ten or 11, George was taught to be a whitesmith, working in white iron and burnished steel.
My father was an ordinary businessman who worked as a whitesmith, working in tin, brass, copper and nickel, whatever people wanted him to make.
Kenilworth may have thrown away a 17-0 lead in their Intermediate Cup tie with Walsall, and with it a place in the fourth round, but honorary secretary Willie Whitesmith believes his club can take heart from their 22-17 defeat.
A smith works in metal; a whitesmith in tin and iron, there also are blacksmiths, tinsmiths, coppersmiths, gunsmiths.
For fan-training on a shaded fence we chose two old gooseberry varieties, Whinham's Industry and Whitesmith.
I rate Careless, Golden Drop, Keepsake, Lancashire Lad, Langley Cage, Leveller, May Duke and Whitesmith as the best varieties, all of which like full sun.
76) Some decades later, William Silk, a whitesmith with two houses and a shop, left his two sons "all those linnens inclosed in two trunks which my dear wife brought with her from Holland.
Howard Whitesmith, group managing director, told the assembled company about his company's vision of laser coding.