[noun hand-kraft, -krahft; verb hand-kraft, -krahft]
- to make (something) by manual skill.
Origin of handcraft
before 1000; Middle English; Old English handcræft. See handicraft
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Examples from the Web for handcraft
- another word for handicraft
- (tr) to make by handicraft
Word Origin and History for handcraft
Old English handcræft "manual skill, power of the hand; handicraft;" see handicraft.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper