tinsmith

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tin·smith

 (tĭn′smĭth′)
n.
One that makes and repairs things made of light metal.

tinsmith

(ˈtɪnˌsmɪθ)
n
(Crafts) a person who works with tin or tin plate

tin•smith

(ˈtɪnˌsmɪθ)

n.
a person who makes or repairs tinware or items of other light metals.
[1805–15]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tinsmith - someone who makes or repairs tinware
smith - someone who works at something specified
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tinsmith

[ˈtɪnsmɪθ] Nhojalatero/a m/f
References in classic literature ?
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.
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.
They were people in now long-forgotten occupations like whitesmiths and tinsmiths, tackers and holders up in fabrication shops, shipyards or erecting sheds or, above all, pattern makers - men who through the deft alliance of hand and eye could form a piece of wood into an intricately shaped pattern for a foundry mould turning their work of art into steel forgings - a skill now replaced by algorithms powering a 3D printed assembly.
Then there's a shortage of tinsmiths, welders, etc," said Vlatko Popovski, Director of the Employment of Agency.
Or one of the Machine Shop chaps Progress or Stores, maybe, Tinsmiths or Flightshed, Perhaps.
In this oral history memoir, she recalls the lives of five generations of tinsmiths, or 'tinkers,' going back to the early 1800s, spanning an era of enormous social and cultural change.
Tin is a fairly malleable substance--the tinsmiths of old used to hammer sheets of the metal into household objects.
The project helps blacksmiths and tinsmiths to access materials by obtaining guns and other weapons disarmed by the UN.