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wrought Syllabification: wrought

Definition of wrought in English:

verb

archaic past and past participle of work.

adjective

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(Of metals) beaten out or shaped by hammering.
Example sentences
  • The family later moved to Wheldrake, where they bought The Forge and specialised in wrought ironwork.
  • Until the industrial revolution, the most widespread use of iron was in its wrought form.
  • The lane was guarded by two enormous iron wrought gates, which currently lay open.

Usage

See wreak (usage).

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