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wainwright

[ weyn-rahyt ]
/ ˈweɪnˌraɪt /
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noun

a wagon maker.

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Origin of wainwright

before 1000; Middle English; Old English wǣnwyrhta;see wain, wright

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Definition for wainwright (2 of 2)

Wainwright
[ weyn-rahyt ]
/ ˈweɪnˌraɪt /

noun

Jonathan May·hew [mey-hyoo], /ˈmeɪ hyu/, 1883–1953, U.S. general.
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British Dictionary definitions for wainwright (1 of 2)

wainwright
/ (ˈweɪnˌraɪt) /

noun

a person who makes wagons

British Dictionary definitions for wainwright (2 of 2)

Wainwright
/ (ˈweɪnˌraɪt) /

noun

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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