wheelwright

[hweel-rahyt, weel-]

Origin of wheelwright

Middle English word dating back to 1250–1300; see origin at wheel, wright

Wheelwright

[hweel-rahyt, weel-]
noun
  1. John,1592?–1679, English clergyman in America.
  2. John Brooks,1897–1940, U.S. poet.
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wheelwright

noun
  1. a person who makes or mends wheels as a trade
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