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wright

noun \ˈrīt\

Definition of WRIGHT

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

Other Job Terms

factotum, milliner, ostler, scrivener, tinker, webster, wordsmith

Wright

biographical name \ˈrīt\

Definition of WRIGHT

Frank Lloyd 1867–1959 Am. architect

Wright

biographical name

Definition of WRIGHT

Joseph 1734–1797 Wright of Derby Eng. painter

Wright

biographical name

Definition of WRIGHT

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

Wright

biographical name

Definition of WRIGHT

Richard 1908–1960 Am. author

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