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  • n. Plural form of handicraftsman.


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  • But in the old days the handicraftsmen were the marrow of the land.

    Pelle the Conqueror — Volume 02

  • Before that, even if the rhythms of agricultural and village life included seasonal oscillations between periods of intense labor and downtime, farmers and handicraftsmen generally retained the ability to sustain their families.

    Steve Fraser: Uncle Sam Doesn't Want You

  • The farmers, handicraftsmen, fishermen, and various tradespeople swept into the new textile or shoe factories, or the farm women set to work out in the countryside spinning and weaving for merchant capitalists still held onto some semblance of their old ways of life.

    Steve Fraser: Uncle Sam Doesn't Want You

  • As he walks through the streets of Christminster, looking for “work, manual work,” he gazes at the Gothic buildings of the great university:The numberless architectural pages around him he read, naturally, less as an artist-critic of their forms than as an artisan and comrade of the dead handicraftsmen whose muscles had actually executed those forms.

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  • It so chanced that in the early day I was at the marriage feast of one of my companions, who had gotten together in his house some twenty of the handicraftsmen of this city, amongst them tailors and silk spinners and carpenters and others of the same kidney.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Shaddad presently assembled from all lands and countries architects and engineers and men of art and labourers and handicraftsmen, who dispersed over the world and explored all the wastes and words and tracts and holds.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Or reading cheirotechnas with Bekker and the MSS.; "themselves were untrained handicraftsmen."

    The History of the Peloponnesian War

  • And all with such method that, to witness the proceedings, you might fairly suppose the rest of the world to be but bungling experimenters,241 and the Lacedaemonians alone true handicraftsmen in the art of soldiering.

    The Polity of the Athenians and the Lacedaemonians

  • In the first instance, the ephors announce by proclamation the limit of age to which the service applies195 for cavalry and heavy infantry; and in the next place, for the various handicraftsmen.

    The Polity of the Athenians and the Lacedaemonians

  • Ar. To be sure it is, when he has only a set of handicraftsmen to feed, and I my liberally-educated household.



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