shipwright

Part of speech: noun

A ship carpenter or builder.

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Usage examples "shipwright":

  1. Being so large and heavy, the shipwright said, she will be difficult to launch. - "The Dragon and the Raven or, The Days of King Alfred", G. A. Henty.
  2. They were carried out by a clever shipwright of Exeter; and, indeed, the ship sails as well as she rows, and, as the Danes have discovered to their cost, is able to fight as well as she can sail and row. - "The Dragon and the Raven or, The Days of King Alfred", G. A. Henty.
  3. Then Lemuel Cox, a Medford shipwright, planned and built a successful bridge in 1786. It was the longest bridge in the world, and deemed a triumph of engineering. - "Stage-coach and Tavern Days", Alice Morse Earle.