wheelwright

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

noun

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

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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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