Definition of Artisan

1. Noun. A skilled worker who practices some trade or handicraft.




Definition of Artisan

1. n. One who professes and practices some liberal art; an artist.

Definition of Artisan

1. Noun. A skilled manual worker who uses tools and machinery in a particular craft. ¹

2. Noun. A person who displays great dexterity. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Artisan

1. a trained or skilled workman [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Artisan

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artilleryman
artillerymen
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artiness
artinesses
artinite
artiodactyl
artiodactyl mammal
artiodactyla
artiodactyle
artiodactyles
artiodactylous
artiodactyls
artis
artisan (current term)
artisan's lien
artisanal
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artisanship
artisanships
artist
artist's loft
artist's model
artist's proof
artist's workroom
artiste
artistes
artistic

Literary usage of Artisan

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1. The Journal of English and Germanic Philology by Ill.) University of Illinois (Urbana (1918)
"During the last two decades of this period, ie from 1593 on, the artisan drama ... The interesting period of the artisan and mastersinger drama from about ..."

2. Mind and Hand: Manual Training, the Chief Factor in Education by Charles Henry Ham (1900)
"The Training of the Merchant, the Lawyer, the Judge, and the Legislator contrasted with that of the artisan.—The Training of the Merchant makes him Selfish, ..."

3. The English Craft Gilds and the Government: An Examination of the Accepted by Stella Kramer (1905)
"Beyond the mere fact of their existence little is known of these earliest artisan gilds, except that they required royal permission to form at all. ..."

4. A History of England by James Franck Bright (1889)
"... class and raised to social preponderance the possessors of moneyed wealth, affected also the great mass of the working class, professional or artisan. ..."

5. English Poetry: Its Principles and Progress, with Representative by Charles Mills Gayley, Clement Calhoun Young, Benjamin Putnam Kurtz (1920)
"He works but as He can; God is an artist, not an artisan. Darkly imagining, 5 With ice and fire and storm, With floods and earthquake-shocks He gave our ..."

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