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shipwright Syllabification: ship·wright
Pronunciation: /ˈSHipˌrīt/

Definition of shipwright in English:


A shipbuilder.
Example sentences
  • There was slave labor available, but shipwrights, machinists, sailmakers, and all the skilled trades required in shipbuilding were in critically short supply.
  • Now, unlike the master shipbuilders of the Mediterranean civilizations, the Viking shipwrights didn't think in terms of cargo tonnage, military logistics, or naval tactics.
  • They include fitters, shipwrights and electricians.

Words that rhyme with shipwright

copyright • Nazirite
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