From Old English wyrhta, from West Germanic *wurhtjo (as in Proto-Germanic *wurkijaną), from Proto-Indo-European *werǵ- (“to work”) (English work). Cognate with English wrought, dated Dutch wrecht.
wright (plural wrights)
- (obsolete) A builder or creator of something.
(obsolete) a builder or creator of something
wright (third-person singular simple present wrights, present participle wrighting, simple past and past participle wrighted)
- (dated) Misspelling of write.