Definition of Handicraft

1. Noun. A work produced by hand labor.

Exact synonyms: Handcraft, Handiwork, Handwork
Generic synonyms: Piece Of Work, Work
Derivative terms: Handcraft



2. Noun. A craft that requires skillful hands.

Definition of Handicraft

1. n. A trade requiring skill of hand; manual occupation; handcraft.

Definition of Handicraft

1. Noun. A trade requiring skill of hand; manual occupation; handcraft. - Joseph Addison ¹

2. Noun. (rare) A man who earns his living by handicraft; a handicraftsman. - John Dryden ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Handicraft

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Handicraft

handholds
handi-craftsman
handi-craftsmen
handicap
handicapitalism
handicapped
handicapped-accessible
handicapped permit
handicapped person
handicapped sign
handicapped space
handicapper
handicappers
handicapping
handicaps
handicraft (current term)
handicrafter
handicrafters
handicraftman
handicraftmen
handicrafts
handicraftsman
handicraftsmen
handier
handiest
handily
handiness
handinesses
handing
handing down

Literary usage of Handicraft

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Craftsmanby Gustav Stickley by Gustav Stickley (1905)
"Embroidery, the Art of, and The Clarion Guild of handicraft, Stewart Dick, 361: embroidery the art of the home; mediaeval; modern revival of work of Clarion ..."

2. The Statutes at Large from the Magna Charta, to the End of the Eleventh by Great Britain (1763)
"... any manner of handicraft they'be born within this realm, ... dwelling with- handicraft, be they denizens or not denizens, and inhabiting in two miles . ..."

3. Addresses and Proceedings by National Education Association of the United States, National Teachers' Association (U.S.)., American Normal School Association, Central College Association (1904)
"Department] ARTISTIC handicraft IN SWEDEN EDUCATION FOR ARTISTIC ... Mr. Hopkins, that education for artistic handicraft not only takes place at the ..."

4. Outlines of Economics by Richard Theodore Ely, Thomas Sewall Adams (1910)
"The handicraft Stage This stage begins with the development of towns as centers of trade and handicraft in the latter part of the middle ages, ..."

5. Capital: A Critique of Political Economy by Karl Marx (1906)
"Overthrow of Co-operation based on handicraft and on the Division of Labour. ... and with manufacture based on the division of handicraft labour. ..."

6. The Judicial Dictionary, of Words and Phrases Judicially Interpreted, to by Frederick Stroud (1903)
"handicraft. —Qua Workshop Regulation Act, 1867, 30 & 31 V. c. 146, " ' handicraft ' shall mean, any Manual Labour exercised by way of Trade or for purposes ..."

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