2. Verb. (third-person singular of handcraft) ¹
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Definition of Handcrafts
1. handcraft [v] - See also: handcraft
Lexicographical Neighbors of Handcrafts
Literary usage of Handcrafts
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Journal of Proceedings and Addresses of the ... Annual Meeting and (1915)
"So excellently was compulsory apprenticeship adapted to the old handcrafts that its enforcement was in effect not an interference with, but an assistance to ..."
2. Studies in Reading by James William Searson, George Ellsworth Martin (1912)
"Moreover, weaving is one of the most primitive and most fundamental of the handcrafts, and in some form or other is familiar to every one. ..."
3. A New Political Economy by John Milton Gregory (1882)
"It is the displacement of the handcrafts by machine work. ... One by one the old handcrafts are disappearing, or are reduced to the putting together, ..."
4. Bulletin by United States (1918)
"Evening classes in candy making and handcrafts such as embroidery, tatting, pyrography, leather work, weaving, basketry, and clav modeling have been ..."
5. The Popular Science Monthly (1882)
"... It is thought to be a sad descent for a university whose aim should be the highest education to stoop to the recognition of handcrafts of the mechanic. ..."