Definition of handwork in English:

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handwork

Pronunciation: /ˈhandwəːk/

noun

[mass noun]
Work done with the hands: the transition from handwork to machine production
More example sentences
  • That Morris had an inherent preference for handwork over machine work cannot be doubted.
  • I have also mixed a lot of handwork and embroidery,’ she says.
  • Each garment has ornamentation through different texturing techniques including crinkling, tucking, thread work and handwork.

Derivatives

handworked

Pronunciation: /ˈhandwəːkt/
adjective
Example sentences
  • The Elite models sport a fancy finish, G-style decocking lever and handworked actions with fabulous trigger pulls in double and single action.
  • As a result, many retailers figure the only way to grab top dollar is to move up - into clothes with better fabric, handworked details, eye-catching designs, or simply a trendier image.
  • The grounds of this estate have been handworked and the man-made pond installed with attention to detail.

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