Handicraft

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Handicraft Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • a craft that requires skillful hands
  • a work produced by hand labor

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • a work produced by hand labor ,
  • a craft that requires skillful hands

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Handicraft Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


Handicraft is a type of craft where people make things using only their hands or basic tools. The items are usually decorative and have a particular use. Usually the term refers to traditional methods of making things. The items often have cultural or religious value. Things made by mass production or machines are not handicraft goods. Also, handicraft things are different from "arts and crafts" because they are meant to be used for something.



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Handicraft Sample Sentences in News


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    SIBU: Malaysia Handicraft Development Corporation (MHDC) will be organising a handicraft promotion themed “Buy Malaysian Goods” at Wisma Sanyan in Sibu. Read more on this news related to 'Handicraft'
  • Floods leave J&K's small industry devastated
    Small industry in the Kashmir valley has been devastated by the recent flashfloods, which have abruptly halted the operations of the tourism and handloom and handicraft industries. Read more on this news related to 'Handicraft'
  • Textiles Minister Santosh Gangwar anounces Rs 200 crore handicraft mega cluster for Varanasi
    Santosh Gangwar also announced another mega cluster for carpet sector of Bhaodhi & Mirzapur along with opening of a sub-centre of NIFT in Varanasi. Read more on this news related to 'Handicraft'

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