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  1. Sloyd

    Sloyd, also known as Educational sloyd, was a system of handicraft-based education started by Uno Cygnaeus in Finland in 1865. The system was further refined and promoted worldwide, including adoption in the United States, until the early 20th Century.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Sloyd

    Sloid, sloid, n. the name given to a certain system of manual instruction which obtains in the schools of Finland and Sweden, the word properly denoting work of an artisan kind practised not as a trade or means of livelihood, but in the intervals of other employment. [Sw. slöjd, dexterity.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sloyd in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sloyd in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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