Wright

wright

One who is engaged in a mechanical or manufacturing business; an artificer; a workman; a manufacturer; a mechanic; especially, a worker in wood; now chiefly used in compounds, as in millwright, wheelwright, etc. He was a well good wright, a carpenter. (Chaucer)

Origin: OE. Wrighte, writhe, AS. Wyrtha, fr. Wyrcean to work. See Work.


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