handwrought

adjective
hand·​wrought | \ ˈhand-ˈrȯt How to pronounce handwrought (audio) \

Definition of handwrought

: fashioned by hand or chiefly by hand processes handwrought silver

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Examples of handwrought in a Sentence

ordered handwrought andirons for the fireplace in their restored 18th-century saltbox
Recent Examples on the Web The magic that Brian and Charles taps into is handwrought and underplayed, with Archer letting the weird details cast a low-key glow. Sheri Linden, The Hollywood Reporter, 16 June 2022 Van Cleef & Arpels, for example, created a series of handwrought cuffs in gold that were favored by Jackie Onassis. Jill Newman, Town & Country, 16 June 2021

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First Known Use of handwrought

1876, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of handwrought was in 1876

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Last Updated

20 Jun 2022

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“Handwrought.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/handwrought. Accessed 13 Aug. 2022.

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