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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]].
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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 [[horse]]shoes and became known as '''farrier'''s.
 
Some blacksmiths specialised in the making and fitting of [[horse]]shoes and became known as '''farrier'''s.

Revision as of 10:54, 7 October 2006

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.