Definition of whitesmith in English:

whitesmith

noun

  • 1A person who makes articles out of metal, especially tin.

    • ‘I was apprenticed at 25 to a whitesmith named Samuel Blanchard.’
    • ‘While blacksmiths work mostly with hot metal, whitesmiths do the majority of their work on cold metal (although they might use a forge to shape their raw materials).’
    1. 1.1 A polisher or finisher of metal goods.

Origin

Middle English: from white (denoting ‘white iron’, i.e. tin) + smith.

Pronunciation:

whitesmith

/ˈwʌɪtsmɪθ/