a) The quality of being a craftsman

The craftsmanship on the antique chair was exquisite.

b) An example of a craftsmans work

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  • craftsmanship — crafts‧man‧ship [ˈkrɑːftsmənʆɪp ǁ ˈkræfts ] noun [uncountable] 1. the special skill someone uses to make something beautiful with their hands: • They make world class cars with craftsmanship. 2. the quality that something has when it is made with …   Financial and business terms

  • Craftsmanship — Crafts man*ship, n. The work of a craftsman. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • craftsmanship — index building (business of assembling), performance (workmanship) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • craftsmanship — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ exquisite, fine, meticulous, quality, skilled, superb ▪ We admired the superb craftsmanship of the furniture. PREPOSITION …   Collocations dictionary

  • craftsmanship — [[t]krɑ͟ːftsmənʃɪp, kræ̱ft [/t]] 1) N UNCOUNT Craftsmanship is the skill that someone uses when they make beautiful things with their hands. It is easy to appreciate the craftsmanship of Armani. 2) N UNCOUNT Craftsmanship is the quality that… …   English dictionary

  • craftsmanship — crafts|man|ship [ˈkra:ftsmənʃıp US ˈkræfts ] n [U] 1.) very detailed work that has been done using a lot of skill, so that the result is beautiful ▪ The carving is a superb piece of craftsmanship. 2.) the special skill that someone uses to make… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • craftsmanship — noun (U) 1 the special skill that someone uses to make something beautiful with their hands: These works of art combine precious materials with exquisite craftsmanship. 2 very detailed work that has been done using a lot of skill, so that the… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • craftsmanship — crafts|man|ship [ kræftsmən,ʃıp ] noun uncount the skill involved in making something beautiful or practical using your hands a. the beautiful or impressive quality of something that has been made using a lot of skill: the superb craftsmanship of …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • craftsmanship —    The quality of what a person does. Craftsmanship is most admired when a person creates with skill or dexterity, usually with the hands, whether with or without tools …   Glossary of Art Terms

  • craftsmanship — noun a fine example of modern craftsmanship Syn: workmanship, artistry, craft, art, handiwork, work; skill, skillfulness, expertise, technique …   Thesaurus of popular words

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