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craftswoman

[ krafts-woom-uhn ]

noun

, plural crafts·wom·en.
  1. a woman who practices or is highly skilled in a craft; artisan.


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Gender Note

Is it craftswoman or craftsperson? See -woman.

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Word History and Origins

Origin of craftswoman1

First recorded in 1885–90; crafts(man) + -woman

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Example Sentences

A sea nymph rewarded him for his goodness by giving him 50 daughters, each of whom grew into a skilled craftswoman, not unlike her grandmother.

When she is not at her best, we see only the actress, the incomparable craftswoman openly labouring at her work.

Lesbia was innately artistic, and her slim fingers had that creative faculty which belongs to the born craftswoman.

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