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Meaning of smith

smith

Pronunciation: (smith), [key]
— n.
  1. a worker in metal.
  2. a blacksmith.
—v.t.
  1. to forge on an anvil; form by heating and pounding: to smith armor.

Smith

Pronunciation: (smith), [key]
— n.
  1. 1723–90, Scottish economist.
  2. 1873–1944, U.S. political leader.
  3. 1894?–1937, U.S. singer.
  4. 1904–72, U.S. novelist and playwright.
  5. (“Bill Arp”), 1826–1903, U.S. humorist.
  6. 1906–65. U.S. sculptor.
  7. 1824–93, Confederate general in the Civil War.
  8. 1838–1915, U.S. novelist, painter, and engineer.
  9. 1840–76, English archaeologist and Assyriologist.
  10. born 1919, Rhodesian political leader: prime minister 1964–79.
  11. 1580–1631, English adventurer and colonist in Virginia.
  12. 1805–44, U.S. religious leader: founded the Mormon Church.
  13. born 1906, U.S. painter.
  14. 1897–1966, U.S. writer and civil-rights activist.
  15. 1865–1946, U.S. essayist in England.
  16. born 1897, U.S. politician.
  17. born 1918, U.S. set designer and theatrical producer.
  18. (Walter Wellesley Smith), 1905–82, U.S. sports journalist.
  19. 1902–71, English poet.
  20. 1771–1845, English clergyman, writer, and wit.
  21. 1912–80, U.S. sculptor.
  22. 1769–1839, English geologist.
  23. a male given name.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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