1. An artisan who manufactures vessels and ornaments, etc., of gold.
2. A banker. [Obs.]
Note: ☞ The goldsmiths of London formerly received money on deposit because they were prepared to keep it safely.
Goldsmith beetle Zool., a large, bright yellow, American beetle (Cotalpa lanigera), of the family Scarabæidæ
n 1: an artisan who makes jewelry and other objects out of gold
[syn: goldworker, gold-worker]
2: Irish writer of novels and poetry and plays and essays
(1728-1774) [syn: Oliver Goldsmith]
(Neh. 3:8,32; Isa. 40:19; 41:7; 46:6). The word so rendered
means properly a founder or finer.