bookcraft

[ boo k-kraft, -krahft ]
/ ˈbʊkˌkræft, -ˌkrɑft /
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noun Archaic.

literary skill; authorship.

Nearby words

  1. book-learning,
  2. bookbinder,
  3. bookbindery,
  4. bookbinding,
  5. bookcase,
  6. bookcrossing,
  7. booked up,
  8. bookend,
  9. booker,
  10. booker prize

Origin of bookcraft

before 900; Old English bōccræft (not recorded in ME). See book, craft

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Examples from the Web for bookcraft

  • Other interesting testimony to the bookcraft and collecting habits of the friars is not wanting.

    Old English Libraries|Ernest Savage