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  • noun Plural form of artizan.


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  • They are by nature impotent to protect certain classes of society, such as artizans, merchants, literary men, lawyers, soldiers, etc., etc.

    Sophisms of the Protectionists Fr��d��ric Bastiat 1825

  • The veritable strength of Japan still lies in the moral nature of her common people, — her farmers and fishers, artizans and labourers, — the patient quiet folk one sees toiling in the rice-fields, or occupied with the humblest of crafts and callings in city by-ways.

    Yasukuni: Why the Emperor Stopped Going 2006

  • Sol and Dan required no material help; they had quickly obtained good places of work under a Pimlico builder; for though the brothers scarcely showed as yet the light-fingered deftness of London artizans, the want was in a measure compensated by their painstaking, and employers are far from despising country hands who bring with them strength, industry, and a desire to please.

    The Hand of Ethelberta 2006

  • May we not take an illustration from the artizans?

    The Second Alcibiades 2006

  • The drum advanced, beating no measured martial tune, but a kind of rub-a-dub-dub, like that with which the fire-drum startles the slumbering artizans of a Scotch burgh.

    Waverley 2004

  • Like the Bedouins of the desert, these Arabs are their own artizans upon all ordinary occasions.

    Travels in Nubia 2004

  • The only artizans I saw at Shendy were blacksmiths, silversmiths, who work very coarse ornaments for the women, tanners, potters, and carpenters.

    Travels in Nubia 2004

  • She took a wand and touched the stones, and then his brother with his animals came to life again, and many others, merchants, artizans, and shepherds, arose, thanked him for their deliverance, and went to their homes.

    Household Tales 2003

  • Egypt; for in the Hedjaz it seems there has always been so great a want of artizans, that whenever the mosque required any work, it was necessary to have mechanics brought from Cairo, and even sometimes from Constantinople.

    Travels in Arabia 2003

  • El – Medina is a large walled populous city of merchants and artizans, and capital of the district of Haskowra; the men are seditious, turbulent and inhospitable; the women are reputed to be fair and pretty, but disposed, when opportunity offers, to confer their favours on strangers.

    Travels in Morocco 2003


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