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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Work of an artisan, hobbyist, or tradesman, with or without special tools or equipment.

Usage examples (37)
  • The principal handicraft is the production of stoneware crockery.
  • There was a movement, begun in the early Shwa years, to invest dignity in Japanese handicraft or folk art, the mingei movement, advocated by Yanagi Setsu (1889–1961).
  • Would you also include, in the National Gallery, what may be called the handicraft of a nation -- works for domestic use or ornament?
  • Nevertheless let no one think that because sanitary nursing is the subject of these notes, therefore, what may be called the handicraft of nursing is to be undervalued. for more
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