[ hand-rawt ]

  1. formed or shaped by hand, as metal objects.

Origin of handwrought

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

Words Nearby handwrought

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How to use handwrought in a sentence

  • 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.