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Definitions of workmanship

  1. The art or skill of a workman; the execution or manner of making anything. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. That which is effected, made, or produced; manufacture, something made by manual labor. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. Art of, or skill in, work; the product of labor. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  4. The skill of a workman: manner of making: work done. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  5. The quality, manner, or style of work; the work produced. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  6. The skill of a workman; the execution or manner of making anything; work done; manufacture; something made, particularly by manual labour; that which is effected, made or procured. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  7. The style of art or execution shown in any work; that which is effected or produced by manual labour; the skill of a workman. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for workmanship

  1. If we would seek a lesson in sacrifice from the men who lived and laboured here in the remote past, we can learn many a one from those deep walls of native stone, and that laborious workmanship which was the chief characteristic of the toil of our simple ancestors. – A Cotswold Village by J. Arthur Gibbs
  2. It was not the iron bracelet of medallions which Vasilici held up, but a cross of gold, curious in shape and workmanship upon which the sun glinted as it swung by its little chain in the brigand's hand. – Princess Maritza by Percy Brebner
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