handcraft(redirected from handcraftmanship)
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Variant of handicraft.
tr.v. (hănd-krăft′) hand·craft·ed, hand·craft·ing, hand·crafts
To fashion or make by hand.
hand′crafts′man·ship′, hand′craft′man·ship′ n.
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(Crafts) another word for handicraft
(Crafts) (tr) to make by handicraft
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hand•craft(n. ˈhændˌkræft, -ˌkrɑft; v. -ˈkræft, -ˈkrɑft)
2. to make (something) by manual skill.
[before 1000; Middle English; Old English handcræft. See handicraft]
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Past participle: handcrafted
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|Noun||1.||handcraft - 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"
|Verb||1.||handcraft - make something by hand; "We handcraft all our paper"|
craft - make by hand and with much skill; "The artisan crafted a complicated tool"
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