- 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.
Origin of millwright
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Examples from the Web for millwright
His father was a millwright, and had brought up his son to the use of tools.Cleveland Past and Present
"Love is above will," asserted the millwright, with decision.They of the High Trails
Did not Sierra Leone need a sawmill, a millwright, and a plow?
Then there's all the machinery to erect and the millwright work to do.Calumet 'K'
He learned the trade of a millwright, and in 1847 moved to North Hudson.Fifty Years In The Northwest
William Henry Carman Folsom
- a person who designs, builds, or repairs grain mills or mill machinery
Word Origin and History for millwright
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