Black"smith` (?), n. [Black (in allusion to the color of the metal) + smith. Cf. Whitesmith.]


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

The blacksmith may forge what he pleases. Howell.

2. Zool.

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


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