a person who erects the machinery of a mill.
a person who designs and erects mills and mill machinery.
a person who maintains and repairs machinery in a mill.
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How to use millwright in a sentence
He was brought up to the millwright business, and was well acquainted with machinery in all its extensive branches.History of Prince Edward Island | Duncan Campbell
In early life Mr. Seitz had learned the trades of millwright and blacksmith, possessing much natural mechanical skill and ability.Lyman's History of old Walla Walla County, Vol. 2 (of 2) | William Denison Lyman
He was a common millwright, but Mr. Thaw recognized his genius and was his main support through trying days.The Library and Society | Various
I worked on the Winnebago agency as carpenter and millwright and learned to know the habits of the Indians very well.Old Rail Fence Corners | Various
He learned the trade of carpenter and millwright, and was the owner of two farms.The Loyalists of America and Their Times, Vol. 2 of 2 | Edgerton Ryerson
British Dictionary definitions for millwright
a person who designs, builds, or repairs grain mills or mill machinery
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