Gold"smith` (?), n. [AS. goldsmi. See Gold., and Smith.]
An artisan who manufactures vessels and ornaments, etc., of gold.
⇒ The goldsmiths of London formerly received money on deposit because they were prepared to keep it safely.
Goldsmith beetle Zool., a large, bright yellow, American beetle (Cotalpa lanigera), of the family Scarabaeidae
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