Origin of well-made
Examples from the Web for well-made
Both require a good sense of timing: a well-made drink and a well-delivered insight.
The bridge might be solid and well-made, but if an earthquake causes one or both hills to shake, the bridge is weakened.
Boswell teaches writing at several MFA programs, but his stories are anything but “well-made.”
These natives were well-made, good-looking, and remarkably active and swift of foot.Notable Voyagers|W.H.G. Kingston and Henry Frith
That young man with his well-made graceful figure, his dark hair and vivid tints, had never particularly impressed Hamil.The Firing Line|Robert W. Chambers
He was a Hebrew, tall, well-made and very handsome in his fashion.Moon of Israel|H. Rider Haggard
That gate is a well-made gate, made of wood, to be shut according to their methods, and watch is always kept there.
In Normandy there is a fair nunnery, the Abbess of which was young, fair, and well-made.