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sloyd

or sloid, slojd

[sloid] /slɔɪd/
noun
1.
a system of manual training based on experience gained in woodworking, originally developed in Sweden.
Origin of sloyd
1880-1885
1880-85; < Swedish slöjd craft, industrial art, woodworking; cognate with sleight
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  • All this was vague, but it was in his mind as he walked to sloyd's offices.

    Tristram of Blent Anthony Hope
  • "Let it go for thirty, don't make an enemy of him," had been sloyd's secret counsel.

    Tristram of Blent Anthony Hope
  • The two walked off together, leaving Duplay and sloyd very amicable.

    Tristram of Blent Anthony Hope
  • sloyd was making his bow when the door opened and a man came in.

    Tristram of Blent Anthony Hope
  • sloyd came to the door which opened on the garden, and greeted her.

    Tristram of Blent Anthony Hope
  • I'm new to this, and I dare say sloyd here would put it better.

    Tristram of Blent Anthony Hope
  • It was strange that sloyd did not try to take any part in the discussion.

    Tristram of Blent Anthony Hope
  • A funny remembrance of sloyd crossed her mind, and she smiled.

    Tristram of Blent Anthony Hope
  • The objects of sloyd are:—(a) to instil a taste for, and love of, labour in general.

    A Plea for the Criminal James Leslie Allan Kayll
  • A sloyd knife or a pocket knife with a small stone to keep it sharp.

    Toy Craft Leon H. Baxter

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