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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Workmanship \Work"man*ship\, n.
1. The art or skill of a workman; the execution or manner of
For her praiseworthy workmanship to yield.
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.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: skill in an occupation or trade [syn: craft,
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
101 Moby Thesaurus words for "workmanship":
ability, address, adeptness, adroitness, airmanship, architecture,
artfulness, artisanship, artistry, assembly, bravura, brilliance,
building, capability, capacity, casting, cleverness, command,
competence, composition, construction, control, conversion,
coordination, craft, crafting, craftsmanship, creation,
cultivation, cunning, deftness, devising, dexterity, dexterousness,
dextrousness, diplomacy, efficiency, elaboration, erection,
expertise, extraction, fabrication, facility, fashioning, finesse,
formation, forming, formulation, framing, grace, grip, growing,
handicraft, handiness, handiwork, harvesting, horsemanship,
ingeniousness, ingenuity, know-how, machining, making, manufacture,
manufacturing, marksmanship, mastership, mastery, milling, mining,
molding, practical ability, prefabrication, preparation,
processing, producing, proficiency, prowess, quickness, raising,
readiness, refining, resource, resourcefulness, savoir-faire,
savvy, seamanship, shaping, skill, skillfulness, smelting, style,
tact, tactfulness, technical brilliance, technical mastery,
technical skill, technique, timing, virtuosity, wit, wizardry
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