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craft

[ kraft, krahft ]
/ kræft, krɑft /
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noun, plural crafts or, for 5, 8, craft.

adjective

noting or relating to a food or other product made with special skill, especially manual skill: craft beer; craft coffee; a line of craft furniture.

verb (used with object)

to make or manufacture (an object or product) with skill and careful attention to detail.

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Origin of craft

First recorded before 900; Middle English; Old English cræft “strength, skill”; cognate with German Kraft, Dutch kracht, Old Norse kraptr
3. See cunning.
craftless, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for craft

craft
/ (krɑːft) /

noun

verb

(tr) to make or fashion with skill, esp by hand
Old English cræft skill, strength; related to Old Norse kraptr power, skill, Old High German kraft
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