|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
(n.) The study of the action of forces on bodies.
Mechanics (2 Occurrences)
Acts 19:24 There was a certain Demetrius, a silversmith, who made miniature silver sanctuaries of Diana, a business which brought great gain to the mechanics in his employ. (WEY)
Acts 19:38 If, however, Demetrius and the mechanics who support his contention have a grievance against any one, there are Assize-days and there are Proconsuls: let the persons interested accuse one another. (WEY)