craftsmanship

Craftsmanship is what skilled artists and builders demonstrate when they create something.

A well-built log house or a gorgeous hand-knit blanket both require craftsmanship to create. Craftsmanship comes from craftsman, whose root is the Old English cræft, which originally meant "physical strength" and later evolved to mean "trade or handicraft."

Definitions of craftsmanship
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n skill in an occupation or trade

Synonyms:
craft, workmanship
Types:
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housecraft
skill in domestic management
priestcraft
the skills involved in the work of a priest
stagecraft
skill in writing or staging plays
tradecraft
skill acquired through experience in a trade; often used to discuss skill in espionage
watercraft
skill in the management of boats
woodcraft
skill in carving or fashioning objects from wood
coup de theatre
a sensational bit of stagecraft
Type of:
accomplishment, acquirement, acquisition, attainment, skill
an ability that has been acquired by training

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