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craftswoman

[ krafts-woom-uhn, krahfts- ]
/ ˈkræftsˌwʊm ən, ˈkrɑfts- /
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noun, plural crafts·wom·en.
a woman who practices or is highly skilled in a craft; artisan.
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Origin of craftswoman

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

usage note for craftswoman

See -woman.
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How to use craftswoman in a sentence

  • 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.

    Loyal to the School|Angela Brazil
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