millwright

noun mill·wright \ -ˌrīt \

Definition of millwright

1 : a person whose occupation is planning and building mills or setting up their machinery
2 : a person who maintains and cares for mechanical equipment (as of a mill or factory)

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First Known Use of millwright

14th century


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