smithery

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smith·er·y

 (smĭth′ə-rē)
n. pl. smith·er·ies
1. The occupation or craft of a smith.
2. See smithy.
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smithery

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

(ˈsmɪθ ə ri)

n., pl. -er•ies.
the work, craft, or workshop of a smith.
[1615–25]
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Translations

smithery

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. He hoped that ''Sanad'' program would participate in the coming stage in providing more work opportunities and enhancing the national economy through its support to individual initiatives and small businesses which are considered a fundamental pillar in the national economy.
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.