cartwright


cartwright

noun

  1. Edmund,1743–1822, English clergyman: inventor of the power-driven loom.
  2. his brotherJohn,1740–1824, English parliamentary reformer.

noun

  1. a person who makes carts

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).
n.

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

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