gunsmith


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gun·smith

 (gŭn′smĭth′)
n.
One that makes or repairs firearms.

gunsmith

(ˈɡʌnˌsmɪθ)
n
(Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) a person who manufactures or repairs firearms, esp portable guns
ˈgunˌsmithing n

gun•smith

(ˈgʌnˌsmɪθ)

n.
a person who makes or repairs firearms.
[1580–90]
gun′smith`ing, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gunsmith - someone who makes or repairs guns
smith - someone who works at something specified
Translations

gunsmith

[ˈgʌnsmɪθ] Narmero/a m/f

gunsmith

[ˈgʌnsmɪθ] narmurier mgun-toting [ˈgʌntəʊtɪŋ] adjarmé(e)

gunsmith

[ˈgʌnˌsmɪθ] narmaiolo
References in classic literature ?
And the reason only dawned on me as I drove back disappointed: they had followed me already to the gunsmith's!
It was a host of the stone age that we were accompanying to battle--we with the last word of the gunsmith's art from St.
On the way I remembered that Rouletabille had asked for two revolvers; I therefore entered a gunsmith's shop and bought an excellent weapon for my friend.
But she could not be long ungrateful; he was sacrificing an engagement at a gunsmith's, to be of use to her; and she set off with him, with no feeling but gratitude apparent.
As I did not possess the accomplishments of a gunsmith, and was likewise destitute of the necessary tools, I was reluctantly obliged to signify my inability to perform the task.
There were besides the two carpenters and the tailor, whom I brought with me for them: also the smith, who was a very necessary man to them, especially as a gunsmith, to take care of their arms; and my other man, whom I called Jack-of-all-trades, who was in himself as good almost as twenty men; for he was not only a very ingenious fellow, but a very merry fellow, and before I went away we married him to the honest maid that came with the youth in the ship I mentioned before.
The taxing-masters had done their work like any respectable gunsmith conscientiously preparing the musket, that, duly pointed by a brave arm, will spoil a life or two.
The little man is dressed something like a gunsmith, in a green- baize apron and cap; and his face and hands are dirty with gunpowder and begrimed with the loading of guns.
The gunsmiths can have but little insight into their trade when they make their fowling-pieces and short horsemen's--"
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This allows the gunsmith to retain the originality of the pistol after refinishing.
It has been modified by a private gunsmith (probably by altering the cylinder) to handle .45 Colt.