• WordNet 3.6
    • n craftsmanship skill in an occupation or trade
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Craftsmanship The work of a craftsman.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n craftsmanship The skill or vocation of a craftsman; the state of being a craftsman; mechanical workmanship.
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In literature:

And observe: not only was the secret kept, the story was told with really guileful craftsmanship.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 16 (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
But aside from his powerful personality and remarkable craftsmanship, who is there that can't be matched by our own men?
"Ivory Apes and Peacocks" by James Huneker
With the exaltation and elaboration of craftsmanship expression first falls into neglect and then becomes impossible.
"Pot-Boilers" by Clive Bell
The seed of craftsmanship I have tried to describe in this book.
"Stained Glass Work" by C. W. Whall
But the style was only a part of the craftsmanship.
"Studies in Contemporary Biography" by James Bryce, Viscount Bryce
The spirit of the times provided a free and growing opportunity for the study of technics and advance of scientific craftsmanship.
"Merchantmen-at-Arms" by David W. Bone
The method is persuasive, and requires a high degree of craftsmanship to employ well.
"The Technique of Fiction Writing" by Robert Saunders Dowst
Our fathers recognised this pattern, and saw in it the weird craftsmanship of destiny.
"The Book of This and That" by Robert Lynd
The tapideros were choice examples of Mexican craftsmanship.
"The Trail of Conflict" by Emilie Baker Loring
There is a certain new force about the story, a kind of master-craftsmanship and mental dominance that holds the reader.
"Barbara Ladd" by Charles G. D. Roberts
This was superior in imagination and in craftsmanship to Miss Porter's novel, but not in interest.
"Woman's Work in English Fiction" by Clara Helen Whitmore
From the standpoint simply of craftsmanship, the story is an excellent piece of work.
"The Negro in Literature and Art in the United States" by Benjamin Brawley
In book-making artistic craftsmanship surpassed itself.
"The Century of Columbus" by James J. Walsh
Naturally craftsmanship was not extinguished by the arrival of a single artist.
"Fine Books" by Alfred W. Pollard
Craftsmanship of this order hardly exists nowadays.
"Arts and Crafts Essays" by Various
This pavement is moreover an excellent example of the craftsmanship of tile-making.
"Castles and Chateaux of Old Touraine and the Loire Country" by Francis Miltoun
Good craftsmanship and trade unionism, blended as they were in Crooks, made him rebel against certain conditions of his work.
"From Workhouse to Westminster" by George Haw
He was a little overwhelmed at so much evidence of one man's individual craftsmanship and industry.
"The Final Figure" by Samuel Kimball Merwin
But the craftsmanship is too insistent.
"Venice and its Story" by Thomas Okey
The ruin of independent craftsmanship by capitalist competition, no less painful for being soft-pedalled, deserves by rights a chapter to itself.
"The Accumulation of Capital" by Rosa Luxemburg

In news:

Castello Alps cheese packaging depicts craftsmanship, tradition.
The AURA lamp, created by French designers Océane Delain and Béatrice Durandard, combines age-old craftsmanship and modern technology.
Students at Boston's North Bennet Street School are devoted to the New England tradition of fine craftsmanship.
Kiper Homes utilizes their years of homebuilding experience to deliver professional design, planning and artistic craftsmanship.
Situated within The Squash Blossom, 45° offers eco friendly options, expert design, flawless craftsmanship, and free delivery.
Experience the old world craftsmanship of handmade furniture through the 18th and 19th centuries at the Frazier History Museum, 829 W Main St, Nov 17 through Jan 1.
Peter Korn of The Center for Furniture Craftsmanship shares sharpening techniques required to tune up a dovetail saw.
Moroccan craftsmanship was on its way to extinction when an unknown decorator arrived in Marrakech in the 1960s.
"The truth is, it is easy to do things poorly," says Rich O'Neill, who chairs a craftsmanship committee within the Painting and Decorating Contractors Association of America.
Patron Design's mission is to provide a gateway that allows artisans to access international markets by promoting regional economies in a sustainable manner that showcases their traditional craftsmanship to the world.
Behind every smooth and delicious sip of Pearl Vodka is a dedication to craftsmanship, quality of ingredients and quality assurance unequaled by any other spirit.
Nineteenth- and early-20th-century period frames, known for their beauty and craftsmanship, are masterpieces on their own.
While not something we'd take out in the dirt, it was a fine example of quality craftsmanship.
The M sedan is today's halo car, with a pleasing blend of performance, luxury and technology, held together with style and craftsmanship.
There's nothing quick about the craftsmanship that goes into the savory pastry pockets at Maria Empanada.