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blacksmiths were also called nick frimel

Revision as of 22:33, 26 September 2007

As a smith is a metalworker, so the term blacksmith evolved to identify those smiths who worked specifically with the "black" metals, chiefly iron.

Some blacksmiths specialised in the making and fitting of horseshoes and became known as farriers.

blacksmiths were also called nick frimel