noun (plural handicraftsmen)
A worker skilled in making objects by hand: the apparatus and tools used by the handicraftsmen
More example sentences
- Railways brought in cheap machine-made articles that sapped the trade and labour of the handicraftsman.
- The latter half of the eighteenth century turns the workman who was once a handicraftsman helped by tools, and next a part of a machine, into a tender of machines.
- On the land the peasant cultivated his own plot with his own implements; in the town the handicraftsman laboured primarily at least on his own account.
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