handicraftsman love

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A man skilled in some special manual work; one who gets his living by a manual trade; an artisan; a mechanic.

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

  • noun A man skilled or employed in handcraft.

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

  • noun A practitioner of a handicraft, usually male.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From handicraft's man.

Examples

  • But it is evidently not enough to say that the labour-saving machine has merely substituted the stored and concentrated effort of the inventor for that labour of the handicraftsman which is saved.

    The Evolution of Modern Capitalism A Study of Machine Production

  • Ad Reinhardt publicly referred to Barnett Newman as "the avant-garde-huckster-handicraftsman and educational shopkeeper" and castigated his "transcendental nonsense."

    Daniel Grant: There's a Lot of Backbiting Among Artists

  • Ad Reinhardt publicly referred to Barnett Newman as "the avant-garde-huckster-handicraftsman and educational shopkeeper" and castigated his "transcendental nonsense."

    Daniel Grant: There's a Lot of Backbiting Among Artists

  • Dimitar Dilkoff/AFP/Getty Images A stove handicraftsman worked in his workshop near the town of Belovo, Bulgaria.

    Cold Grips Europe

  • Then the handicraftsman worked in his own home, surrounded by his family, upon a task all the processes of which he had mastered, giving him thus a sense of interest and pride in the work being well and thoroughly done.

    Black and White

  • Then the handicraftsman worked in his own home, surrounded by his family, upon a task all the processes of which he had mastered, giving him thus a sense of interest and pride in the work being well and thoroughly done.

    Black and White

  • Then the handicraftsman worked in his own home, surrounded by his family, upon a task all the processes of which he had mastered, giving him thus a sense of interest and pride in the work being well and thoroughly done.

    Black and White

  • Then the handicraftsman worked in his own home, surrounded by his family, upon a task all the processes of which he had mastered, giving him thus a sense of interest and pride in the work being well and thoroughly done.

    Black and White

  • Then the handicraftsman worked in his own home, surrounded by his family, upon a task all the processes of which he had mastered, giving him thus a sense of interest and pride in the work being well and thoroughly done.

    Black and White

  • There was an aged handicraftsman, it is true, who had been a citizen of London at the period of Sir

    The Scarlet Letter

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