Definition for ART'I-FICE

ART'I-FICE, n. [L. artificium, from ars, art, and facio, to make.]

  1. Artful contrivance; an artful or ingenious device, in a good or bad sense. In a bad sense, it corresponds with trick, or fraud.
  2. Art; trade; skill acquired by science or practice. [Not used.]

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