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handwrought

[ hand-rawt ]
/ ˈhændˈrɔt /
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adjective

formed or shaped by hand, as metal objects.

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Also hand·worked [hand-wurkt]. /ˈhændˈwɜrkt/.

Origin of handwrought

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Example sentences from the Web for handwrought

  • Bynum took down from a peg over the jailer's desk a ring bearing many jingling keys of handwrought iron.

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  • While some of the handwrought hardware found at Jamestown was made in the colony, most of it was imported from England.

  • A few small handwrought iron tools used by Jamestown boatbuilders have been excavated on the historic island.

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