- Edmund,1743–1822, English clergyman: inventor of the power-driven loom.
- his brotherJohn,1740–1824, English parliamentary reformer.
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Examples from the Web for cartwright
Having now published his 15th novel, Lion Heart, Cartwright is still little known in the United States.Justin Cartwright’s Novel ‘Lion Heart’ May Win Him the Audience He Deserves
March 25, 2014
Afterward, Cartwright says, he reassured Koh that the process, however arduous, had been valuable.
When I ask him what it has been like to deal with Cartwright and other military officers, Koh starts to say something, then stops.
“I told him, ‘Now you have conviction,’ ” Cartwright explains.
“He was so far out there, and so convinced that everything the previous administration had done was wrong,” Cartwright recalls.
Cartwright, in his most impressive manner, stepped a foot closer to Bud's chair.
"That will do, Miss Moore," said Cartwright, and took his seat.
There was a pause, during which Cartwright busied himself with his papers.
Cartwright looked as if someone had struck him a sudden blow in the face.
Cartwright began by asking that the mail-carrier be recalled.
- a person who makes carts
- Edmund. 1743–1823, British clergyman, who invented the power loom
- Dame Silvia (née Poulter). born 1943, New Zealand lawyer. She became a High Court judge in 1993; governor general of New Zealand (2001–06).
Word Origin and History for cartwright
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