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One that makes and repairs things made of light metal.
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(Crafts) a person who works with tin or tin plate
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a person who makes or repairs tinware or items of other light metals.
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Noun1.tinsmith - someone who makes or repairs tinware
smith - someone who works at something specified
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So I went to a tinsmith and had him make me a new leg out of tin.
Once more the tinsmith came to my help and made me a body of tin, fastening my tin arms and legs and head to it, by means of joints, so that I could move around as well as ever.
"I suppose," said he, "that there are no cleverer tinsmiths in all the world than the Winkies.
Tin abounded in the Winkie Country and the Winkies were said to be the most skillful tinsmiths in all the world.
Following some lesser-known footpaths, passing pubs, mills, chapels and grand houses, David will unveil the lives of mill owners and millworkers, Methodists and their memorials, a tinsmith and a sculptor.
Developer Cheskie Weisz has bought the home of tin roof specialists, Standard Tinsmith Supply, at 333-335 Irving Avenue in Bushwick.
The purchase will strengthen Lindab's efforts for the development of the Nordic tinsmith market and create opportunities in other European markets, president and CEO Anders Berg said, pointing to Bjarne Systems' capabilities and position in the standing seam roofing segment.
School Vacation Week April 19-27 Activities include meeting the newborn animals, seeing OSV's gardens being planted, exploring exhibits, visiting with the blacksmith, potter, tinsmith, and more.
She was trapped for years in a copper flask before being freed by a tinsmith. But she still has bands of iron around his wrists that keep him bound to the real world.
TIM BOWLING's latest novel, The Tinsmith, was a finalist for
Although few people use brass pots at this time, any one who visits the old city of Damascus will notice that tinsmith is still doing his job and a good number of customers come to him.