Wright : Definition

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Pronunciation : Wright
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [OE. wrighte, writhe, AS. wyrtha, fr. wyrcean to work. sq. root145. See Work.]
Definition : Defn: One who is engaged in a mechanical or manufacturing business; an artificer; a workman; a manufacturer; a mechanic; esp., a worker in wood; -- now chiefly used in compounds, as in millwright, wheelwright, etc. He was a well good wright, a carpenter. Chaucer.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913


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