Definition of craftsman:
union member, artificer, armorer, artisan, smith, handicraft, manufacturer, machinist, handcraftsman, mechanic, worker, master craftsman, skilled worker, skilled workman, craftsmanship, carver, skilled tradesman, tradesman, modelling, modeling, maker, armourer, craftswoman, discoverer, handworker, handicrafter, craft, technician, journeyman, handicraftsman, craftsperson, wright, inventor, crafter.
There were also the itinerant merchants, of whom more anon; but in the great majority of cases the craftsman made and sold one article, and was, in fact, strictly forbidden to wander outside his special line.- "The Romance of Names", Ernest Weekley.
The thoughtful craftsman, however, should be quite clear as to the principles determining what is to be permitted and what rejected in his own work; for the rest he may follow the lead of fashion- he must, in fact, if his work lies much in that way.- "Practical Bookbinding", Paul Adam.
- "The Craft of Fiction", Percy Lubbock.