workmanship

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English werkmanschipe, equivalent to workman +‎ -ship.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈwɜːk.mən.ʃɪp/

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workmanship (countable and uncountable, plural workmanships)

  1. The skill of an artisan or craftsman.
  2. The quality of something made by an artisan or craftsman.
    • 1977, Agatha Christie, chapter 4, in An Autobiography, part II, London: Collins, →ISBN:
      Mind you, clothes were clothes in those days. There was a great deal of them, lavish both in material and in workmanship.

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