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As a [[smith]] is a metalworker, so the term '''blacksmith''' evolved to identify those =smths who worked specifically with the "black" metals, chiefly [[iron]].
 
As a [[smith]] is a metalworker, so the term '''blacksmith''' evolved to identify those =smths who worked specifically with the "black" metals, chiefly [[iron]].
   
Some blacksmiths specialised in the making and fitting of [[horse]]shoes and became known as [[farrier]]s.
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Some blacksmiths specialised in the making and fitting of [[horse]]shoes and became known as '''farrier'''s.

Revision as of 18:48, 6 October 2006

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

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