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handicraft

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noun hand·i·craft \ˈhan-di-ˌkraft, -dē-\

Simple Definition of handicraft

  • : an activity that involves making something in a skillful way by using your hands

  • : an object made by skillful use of your hands

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of handicraft

  1. 1 a :  manual skill b :  an occupation requiring skill with the hands

  2. 2 :  the articles fashioned by those engaged in handicraft

handicrafter

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Examples of handicraft in a sentence

  1. Her favorite handicraft is sewing.

  2. <volunteers demonstrating early American handicrafts, such as blacksmithing, glassblowing, and weaving>



Origin and Etymology of handicraft

Middle English handi-crafte, alteration of handcraft


First Known Use: 13th century


HANDICRAFT Defined for Kids

handicraft

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noun hand·i·craft \ˈhan-di-ˌkraft\

Definition of handicraft for Students

  1. 1 :  an activity or craft (as weaving or pottery making) that requires skill with the hands

  2. 2 :  an article made by skillful use of the hands





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