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millwright

[ mil-rahyt ]
/ ˈmɪlˌraɪt /
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noun

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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Origin of millwright

1350–1400; Middle English. See mill1, wright
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British Dictionary definitions for millwright

millwright
/ (ˈmɪlˌraɪt) /

noun

a person who designs, builds, or repairs grain mills or mill machinery
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