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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
Artis' founder, Matthew Whitesmith, says, "Artis speaks to the consumers' desire to express themselves with more than one type of makeup brush collection, with the introduction of the new Fluenta line.
As Fred Hopper started work in the 1870s as an apprentice whitesmith and with a continuous thread of ownership through to Falcon Cycles today, the book covers some 140 years of cycle company history.
I'm a whitesmith," he says, using the traditional name for a tin worker.
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.
Speaking at the conference, Emily White of Whitesmith Entertainment emphasized that what's best for an artist depends on a number of factors, including where artists are in terms of their careers and where they ultimately want to be.
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.