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One that builds and repairs wagons.
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(Automotive Engineering) a person who makes wagons


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)
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a wagon maker.
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Noun1.wainwright - a wagon maker
wright - someone who makes or repairs something (usually used in combination)
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It was only next day, when Wainwright Island loomed to windward, close abeam, that Wolf Larsen opened his mouth in prophecy.
Wainwright offers several aims for this book--including shifting the margins of inquiry and bringing aspects of Western modernism into view--but there are two principal concerns that seem to drive them (pp.
Michael Wainwright's book enters a crowded and mature field.
Geoffrey Wainwright, Faith, Hope and Love: The Ecumenical Trio of Virtues.
SAN FRANCISCO -- Adam Wainwright is determined to forget about his frustrating October outings and get back to the dominant postseason pitcher he used to be.
Anita Wainwright, a mother of four from Birmingham, suffers from a rare medical condition, cataplexy, which causes her to have seizure and collapse every time she has heightened emotions.
Usher Hall, Edinburgh 05.03.14 THE last time Rufus Wainwright played Scotland 15 months ago, he left the stage at the O2 Academy completely naked.
A new award is being launched for travel writers in 2014, publishers Frances Lincoln and The Wainwright Society have announced a new annual literary prize for Nature and Travel Writing, according to a report by The Telegraph.
Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Adam Wainwright is teaming with RealTime Fantasy Sports to launch Waino's World of Fantasy Football.
There are many ways to describe Martha Wainwright, but the best one might be "complex." On the one hand, she is a star in her own right; but on the other, she is often overshadowed by her family members, especially her brother, Rufus.