[ wurk-muh n-ship ]
/ ˈwɜrk mənˌʃɪp /


the art or skill of a workman or workwoman.
the quality or mode of execution, as of a thing made.
the product or result of labor and skill; work executed.

Origin of workmanship

First recorded in 1325–75, workmanship is from the Middle English word werkmanschipe. See workman, -ship

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British Dictionary definitions for workmanship

/ (ˈwɜːkmənʃɪp) /


the art or skill of a workman
the art or skill with which something is made or executed
the degree of art or skill exhibited in the finished product
the piece of work so produced