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(Handy-,) Handiecraft, n. [e.m.E. handycrafte, late ME. handie-crafte, ME. hendi craft (c 1275).] A handicraft. — 1572 6th Rep. Hist. MSS. App. 697/1.
Sche hes mony gud qualities in wewing, schewing and vther handie craftis

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