noun Date: before 12th century a maker and repairer of wagons

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  • Wainwright — (spr. Wehnreit), Jonathan Mayhew, geb. 1792 zu Liverpool in England von amerikanischen Eltern; besuchte das Harvard College zu Cambridge im Staate Massachusetts, war von 1815–17 Lehrer der Beredsamkeit an demselben; studirte dann Theologie, wurde …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • wainwright — (n.) wagon builder, O.E. wægn wyrhta; see WAIN (Cf. wain) + WRIGHT (Cf. wright) …   Etymology dictionary

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  • wainwright — [wān′rīt΄] n. [ WAIN + WRIGHT] a person who builds or repairs wagons …   English World dictionary

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  • Wainwright — This most interesting and unusual surname is of Anglo Saxon origin, and is an occupational name for a wagon builder, a wainwright, from the Olde English pre 7th Century waegnwyrhta , a maker of carts and wagons, a cartwright. The surname is a… …   Surnames reference

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