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arts and crafts

the handcrafting and decoration of especially utilitarian objects.
Origin of arts and crafts
First recorded in 1885-90 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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Arts and Crafts

plural noun
decorative handicraft and design, esp that of the Arts and Crafts movement, in late nineteenth-century Britain, which sought to revive medieval craftsmanship
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