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sloyd

or sloid, slojd

[ sloid ]
/ slɔɪd /
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noun
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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