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For handcraft, influenced by handiwork; Old English handcræft.

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handicraft (countable and uncountable, plural handicrafts)

  1. A trade requiring skill of hand; manual occupation; handcraft.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Joseph Addison to this entry?)
  2. An artifact produced by handicraft.
  3. (rare) A man who earns his living by handicraft; a handicraftsman.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of John Dryden to this entry?)

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