Etymology
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handicraft (n.)

c. 1200, hændecraft, a corruption (perhaps from influence of handiwork) of Old English handcræft "skill of the hand," from hand (n.) + craft (n.).

updated on May 15, 2015

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Definitions of handicraft from WordNet

handicraft (n.)
a work produced by hand labor;
handicraft (n.)
a craft that requires skillful hands;
Etymologies are not definitions. From wordnet.princeton.edu, not affiliated with etymonline.