coppersmith


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cop·per·smith

 (kŏp′ər-smĭth′)
n.
1. One who works or manufactures objects, especially utensils, in copper.
2. A brightly colored bird (Megalaima haemacephala) of South and Southeast Asia, characterized by its ringing metallic call.
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coppersmith

(ˈkɒpəˌsmɪθ)
n
1. (Metallurgy) a person who works copper or copper alloys
2. (Animals) an Asian barbet (a bird), Megalaima haemacephala, the call of which has a ringing metallic note
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cop•per•smith

(ˈkɒp ərˌsmɪθ)

n.
a person who works in copper.
[1300–50]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.coppersmith - someone who makes articles from coppercoppersmith - someone who makes articles from copper
artisan, journeyman, artificer, craftsman - a skilled worker who practices some trade or handicraft
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Translations

coppersmith

[ˈkɒpəsmɪθ] Ncobrero/a m/f
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References in classic literature ?
Tell the Coppersmith, Darzee, and he will tell the garden that Nagaina is dead."
The Coppersmith is a bird who makes a noise exactly like the beating of a little hammer on a copper pot; and the reason he is always making it is because he is the town crier to every Indian garden, and tells all the news to everybody who cares to listen.
"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. Diwisions among such must come, and must be met as they come.
He might have been a coppersmith, and still been musical.
Pradon, master-brazier and coppersmith in Paris, Rue Farm- Garlin, who died last year.
SANA's reporter interviewed Mohammed al-Hibsh, the first coppersmith to return to al-Nahasin Souk and to open his workshop, said that he inherited this profession from his ancestors hundreds of years ago and seeks to pass it to his children in order to preserve its continuity and heritage, pointing out to damage which has been caused to his shop due to terrorism, which had forced him to leave the souk.
Also spotted wereorange-bellied and red-keeled flowerpecker, coppersmith Barbet, Asian glossy starlings, the Philippine cuckoo dove and the endemicCamiguin bulbul.
Wandering the narrow alleyways of Loule, you can admire groups of women weaving palm baskets, or watch a coppersmith bashing the dents from a cataplana - a pot which gives its name to the fish stew which is cooked in it.
Also spotted were the orange-bellied and red-keeled flowerpecker, coppersmith Barbet, Asian glossy starlings, and white-eared brown, zebra spotted, and the Philippine cuckoo dove, and the endemic Camiguin bulbul.
Wandering the narrow alleyways of Loule, you can admire women weaving palm baskets, or watch a coppersmith bashing the dents from a cataplana - a pot which gives its name to the fish stew which is cooked in it.
Rana Muhammad Jamil is one such artisan who has kept the millennia-old coppersmith tradition alive.