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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ar·ti·fi·cer /ɑrˈtɪfəsɚ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ar·tif·i·cer n.
 1. An artistic worker; a mechanic or manufacturer; one whose occupation requires skill or knowledge of a particular kind, as a silversmith.
 2. One who makes or contrives; a deviser, inventor, or framer. Artificer of fraud.”
    The great Artificer of all that moves.   --Cowper.
 3. A cunning or artful fellow. [Obs.]
 4. Mil. A military mechanic, as a blacksmith, carpenter, etc.; also, one who prepares the shells, fuses, grenades, etc., in a military laboratory.
 Syn: -- Artisan; artist. See Artisan.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: someone who is the first to think of or make something [syn:
            inventor, discoverer]
      2: a skilled worker who practices some trade or handicraft
         [syn: craftsman, artisan, journeyman]
      3: an enlisted man responsible for the upkeep of small arms and
         machine guns etc. [syn: armorer, armourer]

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

    a person engaged in any kind of manual occupation (Gen. 4:22;
    Isa. 3:3).