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handcraft

[noun hand-kraft, -krahft; verb hand-kraft, -krahft]
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noun
  1. handicraft.
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verb (used with object)
  1. to make (something) by manual skill.
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Origin of handcraft

before 1000; Middle English; Old English handcræft. See handicraft
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British Dictionary definitions for handcrafted

handcrafted

adjective
  1. made by handicraft
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handcraft

noun
  1. another word for handicraft
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verb
  1. (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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