In those days a locksmith was like a modern toolmaker capable of fine workmanship in metal.
Henlein was a locksmith, who lived in Nuremberg.
I suppose I'll have to get a locksmith if he doesn't send me the key.
His father, a Vendean by birth, was an ordinary locksmith, who enthusiastically accepted the principles of the French Revolution and roused in his son' the same love for liberal ideas.
He learnt, as a lad, his father's trade of a locksmith, whilst at the same time he followed the classes of the free school of art.
His family are somewhat grandiloquently spoken of as "cloth merchants ruined by the Revolution," but it seems that at the actual time of his birth his father was a locksmith.