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wright

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noun \ˈrīt\

Definition of wright

  1. :  a worker skilled in the manufacture especially of wooden objects —usually used in combination <shipwright> <wheelwright>



Origin of wright

Middle English, from Old English wyrhta, wryhta worker, maker; akin to Old English weorc work — more at work


First Known Use: before 12th century


Wright

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biographical name \ˈrīt\

Definition of Wright

  1. Frank Lloyd 1867–1959 Am. architect




Wright

biographical name

Definition of Wright

  1. Joseph 1734–1797 Wright of Derby Eng. painter




Wright

biographical name

Definition of Wright

  1. Or*ville play \ˈȯr-vəl\ 1871–1948 & his bro. Wilbur 1867–1912 Am. pioneers in aviation




Wright

biographical name

Definition of Wright

  1. Richard 1908–1960 Am. author





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