Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Variant of handicraft.
  • transitive v. To fashion or make by hand.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. variant of handicraft
  • v. To engage in handcraft or handicraft.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Same as handicraft.
  • transitive v. to make (something) by hand.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

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

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

  • n. a work produced by hand labor
  • v. make something by hand

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

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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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  • 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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  • We are excited to announce that our new online Inhabitat Shop will feature a hand-picked assortment of supercute Escama bags as a means to aid our gift-giving readers and the Brazilian women who handcraft these beautifully original designs.

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  • I design and handcraft eco-friendly lunch and sandwich bags.

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  • And while John was passionate about the process of handloom and handcraft, moved and inspired by the tactile symbolism of khadi; William's mantra seems to be ‘giving the customer what they want'--in the most efficient, accessible and eco-friendly way.

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