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[skout-kraft, -krahft] /ˈskaʊtˌkræft, -ˌkrɑft/
practice of or skill at scouting.
skill in the program of activities of the Boy Scouts or the Girl Scouts.
Origin of scoutcraft
First recorded in 1900-05; scout1 + craft Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • It made noise; and we must get the burros by scoutcraft alone.

    Pluck on the Long Trail

    Edwin L. Sabin
  • For ten minutes more, the two were deep in the intricacies of scoutcraft.

  • Anyway, I've been shown the very finest kind of scoutcraft, and that little smile I started with has turned to pride.

  • He need not be an expert at scoutcraft; a good scout master will discover experts for the various activities.

    Boy Scouts Handbook Boy Scouts of America
  • And in the second week Ricky's girls learned a lesson of greater value to them than all the scoutcraft they loved.

    Keineth Jane D. Abbott
  • In the days of Kiddie's convalescence, Rube learnt many a lesson in scoutcraft; lessons which he hastened to put into practice.

    Kiddie the Scout

    Robert Leighton
  • It would be a test in which every faculty of the searcher's scoutcraft would be brought into active exercise.

    Kiddie the Scout

    Robert Leighton
  • He at once began to exercise his scoutcraft in the endeavour to puzzle out the mystery.

    Kiddie the Scout

    Robert Leighton
  • Therefore those who had from boyhood been trained in scouting and scoutcraft came out top-dog.

    At Suvla Bay John Hargrave
  • This means unnecessary loss of men, owing entirely to lack of training in scoutcraft and stalking.

    At Suvla Bay John Hargrave

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