Definition of Handcrafts

1. Noun. (plural of handcraft) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of handcraft) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Handcrafts

1. handcraft [v] - See also: handcraft

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Handcrafts

handcarts
handclap
handclapping
handclaps
handclasp
handclasps
handcloth
handcloths
handcolour
handcops
handcraft
handcrafted
handcrafter
handcrafters
handcrafting
handcrafts (current term)
handcraftsman
handcraftsmanship
handcraftsmanships
handcraftsmen
handcuff
handcuff artist
handcuffed
handcuffing
handcuffs
handcycle
handcycles
hande
handed
handed-down

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. ..."

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