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- n. Plural form of handicraftman.
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The royal decree concluded by inviting "foreign artists and handicraftmen" to come to Saxony and engage as assistants in the new factory, at high wages, and under the patronage of the King.
He may, among the drunkards, be a hearty fellow, and, among sober handicraftmen, a free-spoken gentleman; but he must have some better distinction, before he is a patriot. "davidrev
Wyatt was instructed "to draw tradesmen and handicraftmen into towns." [