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Blacksmith vs. Carpenter

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Blacksmithnoun

A person who forges iron.

Carpenternoun

A person skilled at carpentry, the trade of cutting and joining timber in order to construct buildings or other structures.

Blacksmithnoun

(informal) A person who shoes horses.

Carpenternoun

(nautical) A senior rating in ships responsible for all the woodwork onboard; in the days of sail, a warrant officer responsible for the hull, masts, spars and boats of a ship, and whose responsibility was to sound the well to see if the ship was making water.

Blacksmithnoun

A blackish fish of the Pacific coast (Chromis punctipinnis).

Carpenternoun

A two-wheeled carriage.

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Blacksmithverb

(intransitive) To work as a blacksmith.

Carpenternoun

(zoology) A carpenter bee.

Blacksmithnoun

A smith who works in iron with a forge, and makes iron utensils, horseshoes, etc.

‘The blacksmith may forge what he pleases.’;

Carpenternoun

A woodlouse.

Blacksmithnoun

A fish of the Pacific coast (Chromis punctipinnis, or Heliastes punctipinnis), of a blackish color.

Carpenterverb

To work as a carpenter, cutting and joining timber.

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Blacksmithnoun

a smith who forges and shapes iron with a hammer and anvil

Carpenternoun

An artificer who works in timber; a framer and builder of houses, ships, etc.

Blacksmith

A blacksmith is a metalsmith who creates objects primarily from wrought iron or steel, but sometimes from other metals, by forging the metal, using tools to hammer, bend, and cut (cf. tinsmith).

Carpenternoun

a woodworker who makes or repairs wooden objects

Carpenterverb

work as a carpenter

Carpenternoun

a person who makes and repairs wooden objects and structures.

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Carpenterverb

make by shaping wood

‘the rails were carpentered very skilfully’;

Carpenterverb

do the work of a carpenter

‘she carpenters and goes on archaeological digs’;

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