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Note time absorbed in handicraft (8)


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'handicraft' is the definition.
The definition and answer can be both man-made objects as well as being singular nouns.
Perhaps they are linked in a way I don't understand?

'note time absorbed in' is the wordplay.
'note' becomes 'c' (musical note).
'time' becomes 't'.
'absorbed' becomes 'rotche' (I can't justify this - if you can you should give a lot more credence to this answer).
'in' indicates putting letters inside.
'ct' going around 'rotche' is 'CROTCHET'.


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