- artificer, master
builder; pref. 'archi- (E. archi-) + ? workman, akin to ?
art, skill, ? to produce: cf. F. architecte, It. architetto.
1. A person skilled in the art of building; one who
understands architecture, or makes it his occupation to
form plans and designs of buildings, and to superintend
the artificers employed.
The architects of their own happiness. --Milton. [1913 Webster]
A French woman is a perfect architect in dress. --Coldsmith. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.
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