Origin of wright
Related Words for wrightartisan, specialist, journeyman, master, mechanic, maker, manufacturer, smith, technician, machinist, blacksmith, artificer
Examples from the Web for wright
Contemporary Examples of wright
According to court papers, “[Wright] knew she was underage.”
NCIS managed to eavesdrop on phone calls Wright made to his mother, Valerie Burgess.
She said Wright, whom the girl refers to as the shorthand “J,” also sensed that the heat was on.
And though Wright kept a low profile for almost a year, he managed to solicit “Jane Doe” on online escort pages.
Once he was wearing bracelets, Wright quickly confessed to knowing that “Jane Doe” was a minor, according to court papers.
Historical Examples of wright
Wright—4-cylinder, water-cooled; 25 horse power; weight 200 pounds.Flying Machines
W.J. Jackman and Thos. H. Russell
It seems they have heard from Wright & Johnson and they're going to fight us.Frank Roscoe's Secret
This interrogatory was the last undergone by Captain Wright.Memoirs of the Court of St. Cloud, Complete
There was no "mine" or "thine" in the diction of the Wright brothers; only "we" and "ours."The Age of Invention
Its president is Mrs. May Wright Sewall, who was one of its founders.
Word Origin for wright
Old English wryhta, wrihta "worker" (Northumbrian wyrchta, Kentish werhta), variant of earlier wyhrta, from wyrcan "to work" (see work). Now usually in combinations (wheelwright, playwright, etc.) or as a common surname. Common West Germanic; cf. Old Saxon wurhito, Old Frisian wrichta, Old High German wurhto.