What does handicraftsman mean?

Definitions for handicraftsman
ˈhæn diˌkræfts mən, -ˌkrɑfts-hand·i·crafts·man

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  1. handicraftsmannoun

    A practitioner of a handicraft, usually male.

  2. Etymology: From handicraft's man.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Handicraftsmannoun

    A manufacturer; one employed in manual occupation.

    Etymology: handicraft and man.

    O miserable age! virtue is not regarded in handicraftsmen. William Shakespeare, Henry VI. p. ii.

    He has simply the best wit of any handicraftsman in Athens. William Shakespeare, Midsummer Night’s Dream.

    The principal bulk of the vulgar natives are tillers of the ground, free servants, and handicraftsmen; as smiths, masons and carpenters. Francis Bacon, Essay 30.

    The profaneness and ignorance of handicraftsmen, small traders, servants, and the like, are to a degree very hard to be imagined greater. Jonathan Swift.

    It is the landed man that maintains the merchant and shopkeeper, and handicraftsman. Jonathan Swift.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of handicraftsman in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of handicraftsman in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5


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