Meaning of SLOYD in English


also slojd or sloid ˈslȯid

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Etymology: Swedish slöjd skill, skilled labor; akin to Old Norse slœgth cunning, sleight — more at sleight

: a system of manual training developed from a Swedish system and designed for training in the use of tools and materials but emphasizing training in wood carving as a means to this end

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