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Cartwright

[kahrt-rahyt] /ˈkɑrtˌraɪt/
noun
1.
Edmund, 1743–1822, English clergyman: inventor of the power-driven loom.
2.
his brother, John, 1740–1824, English parliamentary reformer.
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British Dictionary definitions for edmund cart-wright

cartwright

/ˈkɑːtˌraɪt/
noun
1.
a person who makes carts

Cartwright

/ˈkɑːtˌraɪt/
noun
1.
Edmund. 1743–1823, British clergyman, who invented the power loom
2.
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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Word Origin and History for edmund cart-wright

cartwright

n.

"carpenter who makes carts," early 15c. (late 13c. as a surname), from cart (n.) + wright (n.).

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