One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- ‘More than 30 old New England trade shops and businesses line the streets, many of which are home to maritime trades such as shipsmith and coopers to woodcarvers and riggers.’
- ‘The York Consortium of Conservation and Craftsmanship boasts everything from glaziers and stone masons to woodcarvers, blacksmiths, painters and gilders and experts in the restoration of antique furniture.’
- ‘Joshua professed to have no direct connection with the traditional deities other than Ogun, patron of woodcarvers and all who work with metal.’
- ‘The individual cases of professional woodcarvers who make non-nkanda art, of banganga baluvumbu, and of individuals who combine both roles give some idea of the range of their experience.’
- ‘Jeremy Parkes writes: ‘The designers went to great lengths to seek out artists with skills in trades that have almost died out: glass-blowers, blacksmiths and woodcarvers.’’
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