wainwright

noun
wain·​wright | \ ˈwān-ˌrīt How to pronounce wainwright (audio) \

Definition of wainwright

 (Entry 1 of 3)

: a maker and repairer of wagons

Wainwright

biographical name (1)
Wain·​wright | \ ˈwān-ˌrīt How to pronounce Wainwright (audio) \

Definition of Wainwright (Entry 2 of 3)

Jonathan Mayhew 1883–1953 American general

Wainwright

biographical name (2)

Definition of Wainwright (Entry 3 of 3)

Richard 1817–1862 and his son Richard, Jr. 1849–1926 American naval officers

First Known Use of wainwright

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before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Wainwright.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wainwright. Accessed 3 Jun. 2020.

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