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 for handicraft
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Handicraft \Hand"i*craft\ (h[a^]nd"[i^]*kr[.a]ft), n. [For
     handcraft, influenced by handiwork; AS. handcr[ae]ft.]
     1. A trade requiring skill of hand; manual occupation;
        handcraft. --Addison.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. A man who earns his living by handicraft; a
        handicraftsman. [R.] --Dryden.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a work produced by hand labor [syn: handicraft,
           handcraft, handiwork, handwork]
      2: a craft that requires skillful hands

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  77 Moby Thesaurus words for "handicraft":
     architecture, art, artisan work, artisanship, assembly, building,
     business, calling, career, career building, careerism, casting,
     composition, construction, conversion, craft, crafting,
     craftsmanship, craftwork, creation, cultivation, devising,
     elaboration, erection, extraction, fabrication, fashioning,
     formation, forming, formulation, framing, game, growing, handiwork,
     harvesting, industrial art, industrial design, lifework, line,
     line of business, line of work, machining, making, manual art,
     manufacture, manufacturing, metalcraft, metier, milling, mining,
     mission, molding, mystery, number, occupation, practice,
     prefabrication, preparation, processing, producing, profession,
     pursuit, racket, raising, refining, shaping, smelting,
     specialization, specialty, stonecraft, trade, vocation, walk,
     walk of life, woodcraft, work, workmanship

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