boatwright

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Etymology[edit]

boat +‎ wright

Noun[edit]

boatwright (plural boatwrights)

  1. A maker of boats, especially of traditional wooden construction.
    • 1999, Carole Rawcliffe, Medicine for the Soul:
      From the early fourteenth century onwards, the hospital employed a cook and his assistant, along with an assortment of hired hands, including a laundress, a palfreyman, a boatwright, a smith and a swineherd.

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