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|Origin:||cræft 'strength, skill'|
1 plural crafts [countable]TIC
a job or activity in which you make things with your hands, and that you usually need skill to do [↪ handicraft]:
traditional rural crafts
arts and crafts
2 plural craft [countable]
a small boat
an aircraft or spacecraft
3 [countable] formal
a profession, especially one needing a special skill:
The musician spends years perfecting his craft.
skill in deceiving people:
Craft and cunning were necessary for the scheme to work.