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First published 1952 (SND Vol. III).
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CRAFT, n.2 Sc. usage: a craftsman; extended also to mean a performer, “hand” (at something).Abd. 1801 W. Beattie Parings (1813) 13:
Indeed, . . . I'm nae great craft at singin'.
Lnk. 1850 J. Struthers Autobiog. I. 38:
The remaining five [shoemakers] were, with one exception, all regularly bred crafts.

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