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Definitions of craft

  1.   people who perform a particular kind of skilled work; " he represented the craft of brewers"; " as they say in the trade"
  2.   Cunning; dexterity; manual art; sailing vessel or vessels.
  3.   A trade; manual art or skill; fraud; cunning; small sailing- ships.
  4.   To play tricks; to practice artifice.
  5.   Those engaged in any trade, taken collectively; a guild; as, the craft of ironmongers.
  6.   make by hand and with much skill; " The artisan crafted a complicated tool"
  7.   skill in an occupation or trade
  8.   the skilled practice of a practical occupation; " he learned his trade as an apprentice"
  9.   Art; dexterity; cunning; trade or occupation; a vessel. The craft, freemasonry. Small craft, small vessels of all kinds, as sloops, schooners, cutters, & c.
  10.   Strength; might; secret power.
  11.   Ability; skill; a trade; cunning; fraud; a small trading vessel; vessels, collectively; manual art; those working at any trade, collectively; guild.
  12.   A vessel; vessels of any kind; -- generally used in a collective sense.
  13.   A vessel; also, collectively, vessels.
  14.   Cunning, art, or skill, in a bad sense, or applied to bad purposes; artifice; guile; skill or dexterity employed to effect purposes by deceit or shrewd devices.
  15.   Craftlness.
  16.   a vehicle designed for navigation in or on water or air or through outer space
  17.   Cunning: dexterity: art: trade: small ships.
  18.   shrewdness as demonstrated by being skilled in deception
  19.   Art or skill; dexterity in particular manual employment; hence, the occupation or employment itself; manual art; a trade.
  20.   A trade, or those employed in it.
  21.   Craftlly.
  22.   Cunning or skill; trickery.

Quotes of craft

  1. At first everyone predicted that it would be impossible to hold these divergent people together, but aside from the skilled men, some of whom belonged to craft unions, comparatively few went back to the mills. And as a whole, the strike was conducted with little violence. – Ray Stannard Baker
  2. A stage play requires very different craft from a book, fiction or otherwise, and ditto from a screenplay. – Dirk Benedict
  3. I think MTV put a huge dent in the songwriting craft – Christopher Cross
  4. In recent years, breweries and brew pubs have flourished across the Nation. And, as the Representative from Oregon's fourth district, I have enjoyed seeing the diversity that craft brewery has fueled across the Nation. – Peter DeFazio
  5. The building of the architecture of a novel- the craft of it- is something I never tire of. – John Irving
  6. Bands today have to learn their craft by putting the hard work in that we did when we were young performers. – Elton John
  7. I think that New York is the city of all cities. There is so much diversity there. I also like that when I go there, I can catch a play or musical and see some of the most talented people practicing their craft – Kevin Johnson
  8. You cannot limit yourself to one area of specialized craft Instead, regardless of craft you have to charge all forms of expression that lead to the community, to other people, with meaning. – Alexander Kluge
  9. A diva is someone who is a perfectionist, who does her best in her craft – Patti LaBelle
  10. My advice to an aspiring actor would be to never stop learning or working for what you want. Nothing comes easy, ever, if you want something, you have to work for it. By working for it I mean work on your craft learn from people who have something to teach. It's just like anything else, practice makes perfect. – James Lafferty
  11. It's like going to the gym everyday. It really is. I work hard on my craft I sweat a little bit, I run a little bit, I might sprain an ankle every now and them, but it's all good and the more you do it, the more in shape you are and it's like a machine. – Nia Long
  12. It is not enough to know your craft you have to have feeling. Science is all very well, but for us imagination is worth far more. – Edouard Manet
  13. That is the godawful thing about television today. Performers don't have any place to hit and miss. You're either in or you're out; you don't have a chance to become good at your craft If you make three pictures in a row and they don't go over, you're out of the business. – Donald O'Connor
  14. I never regarded my pictures as very much to be proud of, except in this, the craft the style. – Douglas Sirk
  15. The dirty little secret of journalism is that it really isn't a profession, it's a craft All you need is a telephone and a conscience and you're all set. – Andrew Sullivan

Usage examples for craft

  1. “ " Yes, but they are great craft – Black Man's Burden by Dallas McCord Reynolds
  2. Yes, there the craft stood, all ready to sail at day- break, with no wind or tide to prevent, and every boy who saw it said, " I wish I could go." ” – Short Stories of Various Types by Various
  3. In very recent years there has been a revival in interest in sailing double- hull boats that is enthusiastic as to very small craft and somewhat restrained as to large boats. ” – Fulton's "Steam Battery": Blockship and Catamaran by Howard I. Chapelle
  4. Sometimes Tom sent the craft low down, in order to get views, and again, it would be above the clouds. ” – Tom Swift and his Wizard Camera or, Thrilling Adventures while taking Moving Pictures by Victor Appleton
  5. Then in furious haste the two officers set to work, again to make their small craft sound and spaceworthy. ” – Triplanetary by Edward Elmer Smith
  6. She was a very old craft – The Frozen Pirate by W. Clark Russell
  7. Scarcely had she spoken than those in the Parker craft were startled to hear a metallic pounding sound from the direction of the Hawkins' farmhouse. ” – Swamp Island by Mildred A. Wirt
  8. The Master tried all his ring- craft – The Green Flag by Arthur Conan Doyle
  9. She had evidently sighted our little craft just in time to change her course, and was passing us with not more than a hundred and fifty feet to spare. ” – Out of the Fog by C. K. Ober
  10. Later on, a much larger craft was built, which was equally successful. ” – The Mastery of the Air by William J. Claxton
  11. The last remark was occasioned by the small craft bearing round in a curve, and making for the shore in another direction. ” – Under Padlock and Seal by Charles Harold Avery
  12. “ There's strange craft rides there now, where your honour's looking." ” – The Box with the Broken Seals by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  13. My friend thanked me, but said books were not often seen aboard the Rainbow; nor were they found in many other merchant- craft for that matter, in those days. ” – Old Jack by W.H.G. Kingston
  14. She was but faintly lighted, and would pass for some pleasure craft just coming home. ” – The Stolen Singer by Martha Idell Fletcher Bellinger
  15. “ " It must be done, though I am sorry to lose so fine a craft we must blow her up," he said to Higson. ” – The Three Lieutenants by W.H.G. Kingston
  16. He took the liberal view of State craft and sought to open the minds of his fellow- citizen to a just and wise policy, or what he, in his young enthusiasm, conceived to be such. ” – Cruel As The Grave by Mrs. Emma D. E. N. Southworth
  17. Still she was capable of meeting craft with deception, and did it now. ” – Norston's Rest by Ann S. Stephens
  18. Man all taxi craft – Human Error by Raymond F. Jones
  19. Did its presence here bear silent witness to an unseen and buried tragedy; to a grim fight for life here on this ghostly craft before she had been abandoned to her endless driftings? ” – The Red Derelict by Bertram Mitford
  20. But I'm hopeful that his feeling for the craft will lift him up and make him straight. ” – The Spinners by Eden Phillpotts

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