handwork

[ hand-wurk ]
/ ˈhændˌwɜrk /

noun

work done by hand, as distinguished from work done by machine.

Nearby words

  1. handstroke,
  2. handwarmer,
  3. handwash,
  4. handweaving,
  5. handwheel,
  6. handwoven,
  7. handwringing,
  8. handwrite,
  9. handwriting,
  10. handwriting on the wall

Origin of handwork

before 1000; Middle English; Old English handweorc. See hand, work; cf. handiwork

Related formshand worker, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for handwork

handwork

/ (ˈhændˌwɜːk) /

noun

work done by hand rather than by machine
Derived Formshandworked, adjective

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