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Meaning of WORKMANSHIP

Pronunciation:  'wurkmun`ship

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  skill in an occupation or trade
 

WORKMANSHIP is a 11 letter word that starts with W.

 

 Synonyms: craft, craftsmanship
 
 See Also: accomplishment, acquirement, acquisition, attainment, housecraft, priestcraft, skill, stagecraft, tradecraft, watercraft, woodcraft

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Work"man*ship\, n.
1. The art or skill of a workman; the execution or manner of
   making anything.

         Due reward For her praiseworthy workmanship to
         yield.                                --Spenser.

         Beauty is nature's brag, and must be shown . . .
         Where most may wonder at the workmanship. --Milton.

2. That which is effected, made, or produced; manufacture,
   something made by manual labor.

         Not any skilled in workmanship embossed. --Spenser.

         By how much Adam exceeded all men in perfection, by
         being the immediate workmanship of God. --Sir W.
                                               Raleigh.

 

 

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