Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of pilfering; theft.
“The main activities there were hand-weaving, hand-making pottery, and singing madrigals, for none of which I had either taste or talent.”
“Artisan booksmith Todd Sanders is hand-making a few bound copies of my zeppelin story "Love in the Balance.”
“From its northern border with Canada to Lake Champlain in the west to the spine of mountains running down its center, the state is nurturing a growing number of independent farmers who are moving beyond cheddar and hand-making a variety of sophisticated cheeses, some of which are beginning to rival Europe's best.”
“My role will be to interview six Japanese craftsmen: Tatsuya Matsui of Flower Robotics, “rockstar of the Japanese travel industry” Yoshiharu Hoshino of Hoshinoya, Koshiro Tamura of Kyoto apparel brand Mizra, surfboard shaper Hiroshi Abe of Abe Shape & Design, Miwako Fujimoto of luxury Hakone ryokan Gora Kadan and 9th generation wooden shipbuilder Sueshiro Sano of Sano Magic, who has now turned his attention to hand-making innovative wooden bicycles.”
“There he and his immediate clan follow the ancient Bene Israel tradition of hand-making and selling cooking oil.”
“All those moves would be preliminaries to the real business at hand-making peace in Yugoslavia, forestalling ethnic chaos in the rest of the old Soviet bloc and laying plans for bringing the ex-communist nations into the fellowship of the industrial democracies.”
“Susanna Greeves, a former director of the Anthony d'Offay Gallery, who has worked with the artist for many years, says that Mueck 'lavishes extraordinary care on hand-making his model's eyes in many stages, building up a transparent lens over a coloured iris and deep black pupil.”
“While engrossed in hand-making an item, one would look up to focus on a far-away scene out the window.”
“Of course, the positive thing is that hand-making means each book is different from each other.”
“Because I was hand-making this line I kept distribution down to about 3-4 stores, but it only took about 6 months of slaving away at my sewing machine before I realized that what I was really passionate about were the fabrics themselves, and not the making of a handbag.”
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