craft: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (kraft, kräft), [key]
— n., pl. v. crafts craft,
  1. an art, trade, or occupation requiring special skill, esp. manual skill: the craft of a mason.
  2. skill; dexterity: The silversmith worked with great craft.
  3. skill or ability used for bad purposes; cunning; deceit; guile.
  4. the members of a trade or profession collectively; a guild.
  5. a ship or other vessel.
  6. a number of ships or other vessels taken as a whole: The craft were warned of possible heavy squalls.
  7. aircraft collectively.
  8. a single aircraft.
  1. to make or manufacture (an object, objects, product, etc.) with skill and careful attention to detail.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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