handcraft

[noun hand-kraft, -krahft; verb hand-kraft, -krahft]

noun

verb (used with object)

to make (something) by manual skill.

Nearby words

  1. handbreadth,
  2. handcar,
  3. handcart,
  4. handclap,
  5. handclasp,
  6. handcrafted,
  7. handcraftman,
  8. handcuff,
  9. handed,
  10. handedness

Origin of handcraft

before 1000; Middle English; Old English handcræft. See handicraft

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British Dictionary definitions for handcrafted

handcrafted

adjective

made by handicraft

handcraft

noun

another word for handicraft

verb

(tr) to make by handicraft
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Word Origin and History for handcrafted

handcraft

n.

Old English handcræft "manual skill, power of the hand; handicraft;" see handicraft.

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