- a wagon maker.
Origin of wainwright
- Jonathan May·hew [mey-hyoo] /ˈmeɪ hyu/, 1883–1953, U.S. general.
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Wainwright withholds the easy pleasure of revenge, or the noble suffering of a Robin Hood character.The Feminist Aesthetic of ‘Happy Valley’: A Refusal to Eroticize Violence Against Women
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While Wainwright and Neville showed that sticking to what you know may also provide reward.Fashion Week Dispatch: Jason Wu and Rag and Bone
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"His people are living with a patient of mine, General Wainwright," said Porter.The Stark Munro Letters
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Have you preserved samples of the blood of Mr. Templeton and Miss Wainwright?The Silent Bullet
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Smith pressed on Mr. Wainwright the use of his cloak; but this Mr. Wainwright declined.Recollections of Old Liverpool
Someone ought to make her understand what kind of a fellow Wainwright was!
Had Wainwright then been at the bottom of his trouble that day?
- a person who makes wagons
- Loudon. born 1946, US rock singer and songwriter. His albums include Loudon Wainwright III (1970), Fame and Wealth (1983), Grown Man (1995) and Strange Weirdos (2007)
- his daughter, Martha . born 1976, US rock singer and songwriter. Her recordings include the album Martha Wainwright (2005)
- his son, Rufus . born 1973, US rock singer and songwriter. His albums include Want One (2003), Want Two (2004) and Release the Stars (2007)
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Word Origin and History for wainwright
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