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Overview page. Subjects: Maritime History.

In the 15th–17th centuries a term which denoted any kind of net, line, or hook used for catching fish. Fishing vessels, such as hoys and busses, were in consequence usually described as...

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Craft

in Encyclopedia of Aesthetics

January 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art. 5446 words.

Aesthetics has concerned itself with two distinct but related concepts of craft. On the one hand, craft signifies a process

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Craft

Larry Shiner.

in Encyclopedia of Aesthetics

January 1998; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art. 3452 words.

Craft has developed two related meanings within modern aesthetics. Craft signifies human ability in production or performance, a meaning identical

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craft

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 134 words.

• Taft • abaft, aft, craft, daft, draft, draught, engraft, graft, haft, kraft, raft, shaft, understaffed, unstaffed, waft •

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craft

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 134 words.

• Taft • abaft, aft, craft, daft, draft, draught, engraft, graft, haft, kraft, raft, shaft, understaffed, unstaffed, waft •

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Craft

Patrick Hanks, Richard Coates and Peter McClure.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland

November 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 157 words.

Variants: Cruft, Crafts

Current frequencies: GB 1201, Ireland 7 • GB frequency 1881: 633 • Main GB location

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Craft

Overview page. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art.

Craft has developed two related meanings within modern aesthetics. Craft signifies human ability in production or performance, a meaning identical with that of “art” from the time of the...

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crafts.

Overview page. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

Numerous crafts and industries developed during the medieval period, including textiles, the hide and leather industry, mining and metal processing, woodworking crafts of various kinds,...

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craft

Edited by Robert Allen.

in Pocket Fowler's Modern English Usage

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 47 words.

has been revived as a verb in the language of advertising (bungalows of locally crafted brick and tile)

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Crafts

Kenneth E. Bailey.

in The Oxford Companion to the Bible

January 1993; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies; Biblical Studies. 554 words.

The crafts were critical to the needs of the community. Aristocrats may have looked down on craftspersons, but they paid

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craft

Julia Cresswell.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Word Origins

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 75 words.

[OE]

The Old English word craft meant ‘strength or skill’. The sense ‘a boat or ship’, initially in the expression

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Craft

in Dictionaries

August 2011; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literature. 7063 words.

Dictionaries, at their most basic, consist of a list of words and meanings. ‘Craft’ shows that how this list is compiled, and meaning subsequently analysed, varies considerably. Johnson's...

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craft

Overview page. Subjects: Maritime History.

In the 15th–17th centuries a term which denoted any kind of net, line, or hook used for catching fish. Fishing vessels, such as hoys and busses, were in consequence usually described as...

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Job Crafting

Amy Wrzesniewski and Yuna Cho.

in Management

P ublished online March 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Management. 5064 words.

Job crafting refers to a set of behaviors undertaken by employees to change elements of their jobs. Three forms of job crafting comprise the practice: task crafting, relational crafting,...

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Craft Production

Overview page. Subjects: History of the Americas.

Mesoamerican peoples produce a great variety of craft items for domestic needs, subsistence production, ritual life, and for barter or sale in marketplaces. Craft objects are made and used...

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assault craft

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

A landing craft or amphibious vehicle used primarily to land troops and equipment during an amphibious assault.

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Craft, Juanita

Yvonne Davis Frear.

in Black Women in America, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1051 words.

Juanita Craft, the granddaughter of slaves, was born in Round Rock, Texas, to David Shanks, a school principal, and Eliza

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Craft, Juanita

Yvonne Davis Frear.

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present: From the Age of Segregation to the Twenty-first Century

January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 997 words.

civil rights activist and councilwoman. Juanita Craft, a grassroots leader involved in the local civil rights movement in Dallas, Texas,

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Craft Paul

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 320 words.

b. 12 August 1938, Memphis, Tennessee, USA. Raised in rural Arkansas, Craft listened to mainly country music on radio and

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craft <i>verb</i>

Edited by Jeremy Butterfield.

in Fowler’s Concise Dictionary of Modern English Usage

January 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 48 words.

has been revived as a verb in the language of advertising (bungalows of locally crafted brick and tile)

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craft <i>(verb)</i>

Edited by Jeremy Butterfield.

in Fowler’s Dictionary of Modern English Usage

January 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 63 words.

The verb (and its past participle adjective crafted) had a thin and fugitive life from its first recorded use

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