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wheelwright

[ hweel-rahyt, weel- ]
/ ˈʰwilˌraɪt, ˈwil- /
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noun

a person whose trade it is to make or repair wheels, wheeled carriages, etc.

Nearby words

wheels, wheels in motion, wheels within wheels, wheelspin, wheelwork, wheelwright, wheelwright, john, wheen, wheesh, wheeze, wheezy

Origin of wheelwright

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

Definition for wheelwright (2 of 2)

Wheelwright

[ hweel-rahyt, weel- ]
/ ˈʰwilˌraɪt, ˈwil- /

noun

John,1592?–1679, English clergyman in America.
John Brooks,1897–1940, U.S. poet.
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British Dictionary definitions for wheelwright

wheelwright

/ (ˈwiːlˌraɪt) /

noun

a person who makes or mends wheels as a trade
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