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wain·wright

 (wān′rīt′)
n.
One that builds and repairs wagons.

wainwright

(ˈweɪnˌraɪt)
n
(Automotive Engineering) a person who makes wagons

Wainwright

(ˈweɪnˌraɪt)
n
1. (Biography) Loudon. born 1946, US rock singer and songwriter. His albums include Loudon Wainwright III (1970), Fame and Wealth (1983), Grown Man (1995) and Strange Weirdos (2007)
2. (Biography) his daughter, Martha. born 1976, US rock singer and songwriter. Her recordings include the album Martha Wainwright (2005)
3. (Biography) his son, Rufus. born 1973, US rock singer and songwriter. His albums include Want One (2003), Want Two (2004) and Release the Stars (2007)

wain•wright

(ˈweɪnˌraɪt)

n.
a wagon maker.
[before 1000]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.wainwright - a wagon maker
wright - someone who makes or repairs something (usually used in combination)
Translations
WagenerWagner
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