wright

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English wrighte, wriȝte, wruhte, wurhte, from Old English wyrhta (worker; wright; workman; artificer; laborer; craftsman), from West Germanic *wurhtijô (as in Proto-Germanic *wurkijaną), from Proto-Indo-European *werǵ- (to work) (English work). Cognate with English wrought, dated Dutch wrecht.

Noun[edit]

wright (plural wrights)

  1. (obsolete) A builder or creator of something.
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Verb[edit]

wright (third-person singular simple present wrights, present participle wrighting, simple past and past participle wrighted)

  1. (dated) Misspelling of write.