What does the word shipwright mean?

Usage examples for 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 by 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 by 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 by Alice Morse Earle
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