noun, plural crafts·men.
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Origin of craftsman
usage note for craftsman
OTHER WORDS FROM craftsmancrafts·man·like, adjectivecrafts·man·ly, adjectivecrafts·man·ship, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for craftsman
It gave him, writes Sykes, “the ability to become his own craftsman.”
There are 17 processes herein, which collectively take four years for a craftsman to master.
People take for granted how skilled he was as a craftsman, the simplicity of the writing, and how naturally it came.Joe McGinniss: The Hide of an Alligator, And Then Some|Lloyd Grove|March 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Besides having the knowledge of a craftsman, Govier is a singer of old songs.Thomas Hardy's Dorset|Robert Thurston Hopkins
On hearing the words of the gods, the heart of Marduk moved him to carry out the works of a craftsman.The Babylonian Legends of the Creation|British Museum
She wanted it desperately, as any craftsman, with creative instinct, longs for the tools of his trade.Loyal to the School|Angela Brazil
Here Lug arrives at the gates of Tara and offers his services as a craftsman.The Religion of the Ancient Celts|J. A. MacCulloch
Morel, like Brunelleschi, was an architect as well as a craftsman in bronze.The Arts and Crafts of Older Spain, Volume I (of 3)|Leonard Williams