Definition of cartwright in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈkɑːtrʌɪt/


chiefly historical
A person whose job is making carts.
Example sentences
  • But as she examined the signs and markings outside some of the shop doors, she saw some remained yet open: clothier, cartwright, cobbler, smith, candlemaker and a few more.
  • Everything is carefully worked out, engineered with the utmost care: ‘Like a cartwright [at work] I have conceived this hymn, ‘says Vishwamitra, the seer of Hymn 111.38.’
  • Erich Mielke was born in 1907 in the Berlin district of Wedding, the son of a cartwright.

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