Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • transitive verb To fashion or make by hand.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Skilled labor with the hands; manual occupation. See handicraft.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Same as handicraft.
  • transitive verb to make (something) by hand.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun variant of handicraft
  • verb To engage in handcraft or handicraft.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a work produced by hand labor
  • verb make something by hand

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Orangel says a lot of Mexican handcraft is cheaper in Los Angeles than here because there is less shipping cost and the Mexican duty has not been added in (shipped from China).

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  • It must be the most popular, widely practiced handcraft in the world.

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  • The overall experience -- watching artisans handcraft your pizza, sitting at community tables -- is pure theatre.

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  • And the overall experience—watching artisans handcraft your order, sitting at communal tables—is pure theatre.

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  • The handcraft site Etsy.com also is selling a T-shirt emblazoned with Pike's image but showing flowers coming out of his spray can.

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  • Essentially, what the piece allows users to do is to select a frame from the video and handcraft it, redraw the frame and incorporate their own sensibilities, their love for Johnny Cash, in different ways, says curator Shari Frilo.

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  • Piece by Piece offers workshops in underserved neighborhoods in Los Angeles, where professional artists teach residents-in-need to handcraft beautiful picture frames, vases, mirrors and other objets d'art from mosaics.

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  • It must be the most popular, widely practiced handcraft in the world.

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  • Piece by Piece offers workshops in underserved neighborhoods in Los Angeles, where professional artists teach residents-in-need to handcraft beautiful picture frames, vases, mirrors and other objets d'art from mosaics.

    Lois Alter Mark: Shop With a Conscience This Holiday Season

  • It must be the most popular, widely practiced handcraft in the world.

    A Stitch Before Dying

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