Part of speech: noun

A mechanic; used chiefly in compounds; as, shipwright.

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Usage examples "wright":

  1. I trust not; for I heard Lady Delmour telling Mrs. Wright that all well- brought- up young ladies had silk slips. - "The Danvers Jewels, and Sir Charles Danvers", Mary Cholmondeley.
  2. Wright, Dr., on Barton shells. - "The Student's Elements of Geology", Sir Charles Lyell.
  3. The young man, Richard Wright Redin, soon after his graduation from Princeton, fell a victim to cholera, that terrible disease brought to George Town in its ships. - "A Portrait of Old George Town", Grace Dunlop Ecker.