handmade

[hand-meyd]
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Origin of handmade

First recorded in 1605–15; hand + made
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Related Words for handmade

homemade, handicraft, homespun, handcrafted

Examples from the Web for handmade

Contemporary Examples of handmade

Historical Examples of handmade

  • Would the veil hold the handmade curls in exactly the proper place?

    Her Father's Daughter

    Gene Stratton-Porter

  • The letter was scrawled in violet ink on thick, handmade paper.

    Bliss, and Other Stories

    Katherine Mansfield

  • The real Irish handmade crochet is done with a crochet hook, by hand.

  • It could be run by hand if all handmade or featherstitched with tiny stitches.

  • The old brick floor of the stable he replaced with handmade tiles.

    Dangerous Days

    Mary Roberts Rinehart


British Dictionary definitions for handmade

handmade

adjective
  1. made by hand, not by machine, esp with care or craftsmanship
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