handcraftsman

noun

hand·​crafts·​man ˈhan(d)-ˌkraf(t)-smən How to pronounce handcraftsman (audio)
: a person who is skilled in handicraft
handcraftsmanship noun

Examples of handcraftsman in a Sentence

using traditional methods, the handcraftsmen at the small workshop fashion pieces of wood furniture that are really works of art

Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of handcraftsman was in the 15th century

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“Handcraftsman.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/handcraftsman. Accessed 20 Feb. 2024.

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