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hand·i·craft

 (hăn′dē-krăft′) also hand·craft (hănd′krăft′)
n.
1. Skill and facility with the hands.
2. A craft or occupation requiring skilled use of the hands.
3. An object that is crafted by skilled hands.

[Middle English handecraft, from Old English handcræft : hand, hand + cræft, craft.]

handicraft

(ˈhændɪˌkrɑːft)
n
1. skill or dexterity in working with the hands
2. (Crafts) a particular skill or art performed with the hands, such as weaving, pottery, etc
3. (Crafts) Also called: handcraft the work produced by such a skill or art: local handicraft is on sale.
[C15: changed from handcraft through the influence of handiwork, which was analysed as if handy + work]
ˈhandiˌcraftsman, ˈhandiˌcrafter n

hand•i•craft

(ˈhæn diˌkræft, -ˌkrɑft)

n.
1. manual skill.
2. an art, craft, or trade requiring manual skill.
3. the articles made by handicraft.
[1225–75; Middle English hendi craft dexterous skill. See handy, craft]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.handicraft - a work produced by hand laborhandicraft - a work produced by hand labor  
piece of work, work - a product produced or accomplished through the effort or activity or agency of a person or thing; "it is not regarded as one of his more memorable works"; "the symphony was hailed as an ingenious work"; "he was indebted to the pioneering work of John Dewey"; "the work of an active imagination"; "erosion is the work of wind or water over time"
2.handicraft - a craft that requires skillful hands
craft, trade - the skilled practice of a practical occupation; "he learned his trade as an apprentice"
bookbinding - the craft of binding books
sewing, stitching - joining or attaching by stitches
spinning - creating thread
weaving - creating fabric
knitting - creating knitted wear
crocheting - creating a garment of needlework
lace making, tatting - the act or art of making handmade lace
needlecraft, needlework - work (such as sewing or embroidery) that is done with a needle
arts and crafts - the arts of decorative design and handicraft; "they sponsored arts and crafts in order to encourage craftsmanship in an age of mass production"
knit - make (textiles) by knitting; "knit a scarf"
purl - knit with a purl stitch
cast on - make the first row of stitches when knitting
cast off - make the last row of stitches when knitting
rib - form vertical ribs by knitting; "A ribbed sweater"
purl stitch - make with purl stitches
crochet, hook - make a piece of needlework by interlocking and looping thread with a hooked needle; "She sat there crocheting all day"
crochet - create by looping or crocheting; "crochet a bedspread"
shell stitch - make by shell stitching
double crochet, double stitch - make by double stitching
single crochet, single stitch - make by single stitching
tissue, weave - create a piece of cloth by interlacing strands of fabric, such as wool or cotton; "tissue textiles"
brocade - weave a design into (textiles)
lace - do lacework; "The Flemish women were lacing in front of the cathedral"
tat, intertwine - make lacework by knotting or looping
braid, plait, lace - make by braiding or interlacing; "lace a tablecloth"
marble - paint or stain like marble; "marble paper"
enamel - coat, inlay, or surface with enamel
inlay - decorate the surface of by inserting wood, stone, and metal
hatch - inlay with narrow strips or lines of a different substance such as gold or silver, for the purpose of decorating
damascene - inlay metal with gold and silver
lacquer - coat with lacquer; "A lacquered box from China"
japan - coat with a lacquer, as done in Japan
fringe - adorn with a fringe; "The weaver fringed the scarf"
fret - carve a pattern into

handicraft

noun skill, art, craft, handiwork My new handicraft was seashell pictures.
Translations
حِرْفَة يدويَّه
řemesloruční práce
håndværkkunsthåndværk
kézmûvesség
handiîn, listiîn
rokdarbsroku darbs
rękodzieło
remeslo

handicraft

[ˈhændɪkrɑːft]
A. N (= art, product) → artesanía f; (= skill) → destreza f manual
B. CPD handicraft teacher Nprofesor(a) m/f de trabajos manuales

handicraft

[ˈhændikrɑːft]
n (= work) → travail m d'artisanat (= activity) (pottery, sewing etc)artisanat m
handicrafts npl (= products) → artisanat m, objets mpl artisanaux

handicraft

n
(= work)Kunsthandwerk nt; (= needlework etc)Handarbeit f; (= woodwork, modelling etc)Werken nt, → Bastelarbeit f; handicrafts (= products)Kunstgewerbe nt
(= skill)Geschick nt, → Handfertigkeit f, → Geschicklichkeit f

handicraft

[ˈhændɪˌkrɑːft] n (art) → lavoro artigianale handicrafts npl (products) → prodotti di artigianato

handicraft

(ˈhӕndikraːft) noun
skilled work done by hand, eg knitting, pottery, model-making etc.