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Craft meaning oxford english dictionary. Crafts Water Air Space craft craft 1 krɑːft krft W3 noun 1 plural crafts countable TIC DLH a job or activity in which you make things with your hands and that you usually need skill to do handicraft traditional rural crafts arts and crafts 2 plural craft. Craft definition in English dictionary craft meaning synonyms see also craft apprenticeshipcraft unionlanding craftArts and Crafts. The craft of a mason.
A job or activity that needs skill and experience or something produced using skill and experience. Craft definition is – skill in planning making or executing. 18032021 A craft is an activity such as weaving carving or pottery that involves making things skilfully with your handsthe arts and crafts of the North American Indians.
Craft sense 3 of the noun originally in the expression small craft small trading vessels may be elliptical referring to vessels requiring a small amount of craft or skill to handle as opposed to large ocean-going ships. Professio fabrica Literature Dictionaries. Occupation work calling business More Synonyms of craft.
Chaucers Middle English Glossary. Get your annual subscription for just 9090. Murray and his team did manage to publish the first part or fascicle to use the technical term in 1884 but it was clear.
Enrich your vocabulary with the English Definition dictionary. How to use craft in a sentence. Noun profession occupation trade Craft Definition from Language Idioms.
B2 C or U plural crafts skill and experience especially in relation to making objects. Learn more about the words added to the OED this quarter in our new word notes by OED Revision. When craft has this meaning its plural form is crafts.
B2 C or U plural crafts skill and experience especially in relation to making objects. N Those engaged in any trade taken. Websters Revised Unabridged Dictionary 1913 v.
Synonym Discussion of craft. -craft – meaning definition origin. The craft of furniture making sewing glassblowing political literary craft.
Craft definition an art trade or occupation requiring special skill especially manual skill. Over 1400 new words sub-entries and revisions have been added to the Oxford English Dictionary in our latest update including gender pay gap me-too essential worker and ally. See also craft Craft -craft English Origin.
History From Middle English -craft -creft from Old English -crft art or skill in from crft art skill. T To play tricks. James Murray 1837-1915 The principal editor of the Oxford English Dictionary James Murray was born the son of a tailor in Denholm ScotlandAt fourteen he began an intense regimen of self-education showing intelligence and determination that later would see him through twenty-eight trying years of work on the Dictionary.
One of the partys craftiest political strategists There are times when the only way to win is by a crafty reinterpretation of the rules. A craft is an activity such as weaving carving or pottery that involves making things skilfully by hand often in a traditional way. Denoting a vehicle of.
Its a pity to see the old crafts dying out. Denoting a skill of a particular kind statecraft stagecraft. Recreational craft definition in English dictionary recreational craft meaning synonyms see also recreationre-creationreactionalrecreator.
All kinds of traditional craft industries are preserved here. Craft sense 3 of the noun originally in the expression small craft small trading vessels may be elliptical referring to vessels requiring a small amount of craft or skill to handle as opposed to large oceangoing ships. Clever at getting what you want especially by indirect or dishonest methods synonym cunning wily Hes a crafty old devil.
Learners definition of CRAFT 1 count. Murray and his Dictionary colleagues had to keep track of new words and new meanings of existing words at the same time that they were trying to examine the previous seven centuries of the languages development. An activity that involves making something in a skillful way by using your hands The potter has been studying his craft handicraft for two decades.
A job or activity that needs skill and experience or something produced using skill and experience.
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