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wrought

6 ENTRIES FOUND:

1wrought

\ˈrt\

Definition of WROUGHT

past and past participle of work

2wrought

adjective

: carefully formed or worked into shape

Full Definition of WROUGHT

1
:  worked into shape by artistry or effort <carefully wrought essays>
2
:  elaborately embellished :  ornamented
3
:  processed for use :  manufactured <wrought silk>
4
:  beaten into shape by tools :  hammered —used of metals
5
:  deeply stirred :  excited —often used with up <gets easily wrought up over nothing>

Origin of WROUGHT

Middle English, from past participle of worken to work
First Known Use: 13th century

Other Handicraft Terms

biscuit, darn, tambour

Rhymes with WROUGHT

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