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Cart·wright(kärt′rīt′), Edmund 1743-1823.
British cleric and inventor of the power loom (1785-1790).
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(Crafts) a person who makes carts
1. (Biography) Edmund. 1743–1823, British clergyman, who invented the power loom
2. (Biography) Dame Silvia (née Poulter). born 1943, New Zealand lawyer. She became a High Court judge in 1993; governor general of New Zealand (2001–06)
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Edmund, 1743–1822, English clergyman: inventor of the power-driven loom.
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|Noun||1.||Cartwright - English clergyman who invented the power loom (1743-1823)|
|2.||cartwright - a workman who makes and repairs carts and wagons|
wright - someone who makes or repairs something (usually used in combination)
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