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sloyd

[sloid] /slɔɪd/
noun
1.
a system of manual training based on experience gained in woodworking, originally developed in Sweden.
Also, sloid, slojd.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85; < Swedish slöjd craft, industrial art, woodworking; cognate with sleight
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  • The growth of industrial arts from the sloyd system, through manual training, to the present position is included.
  • One room will be de voted to bench and sloyd work and the other to sewing and weaving.

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