In the center of the table was a lovely silver bowl of old Mexican artisanship, filled with unfamiliar, theatrical-looking fruits.
Like Minitree and Walker, Bromley represented the highest caliber of artisanship in the colony.
Men settled down to farming, to artisanship, to merchandising, and their wounds were healed.
1530s, from Italian artesano, from Vulgar Latin artitianus, from Latin artitus, past participle of artire "to instruct in the arts," from ars (genitive artis) "art" (see art (n.)). Barnhart reports Middle French artisan, often listed as the direct source of the English word, is attested too late to be so.
1859, from artisan (n.).