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sloyd

or sloid, slojd

[sloid]
noun
  1. a system of manual training based on experience gained in woodworking, originally developed in Sweden.
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Origin of sloyd

1880–85; < Swedish slöjd craft, industrial art, woodworking; cognate with sleight
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  • All this was vague, but it was in his mind as he walked to Sloyd's offices.

    Tristram of Blent

    Anthony Hope

  • The two walked off together, leaving Duplay and Sloyd very amicable.

    Tristram of Blent

    Anthony Hope

  • "Let it go for thirty, don't make an enemy of him," had been Sloyd's secret counsel.

    Tristram of Blent

    Anthony Hope

  • Sloyd was making his bow when the door opened and a man came in.

    Tristram of Blent

    Anthony Hope

  • Sloyd came to the door which opened on the garden, and greeted her.

    Tristram of Blent

    Anthony Hope