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  • n. Plural form of cartwright.

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Examples

  • In order to furnish himself with carts, waggons, ploughs, harrows, wheel-barrows, hurdles, and all such necessary utensils of husbandry, there would be an absolute necessity of wheelwrights or cartwrights, one at least to each division.

    From London to Land's End

  • - Prosopis juliflora (mimosaceae): this is a small spiny tree; the wood is used by cartwrights and for the production of posts.

    1.1. Forests

  • These were specially favoured by millers, smiths, ropers, and cartwrights, and others of that sort; for even when they had holes to live in.

    The Lord of the Rings

  • Since these roads were made accessible, wheelwrights and cartwrights have been established, the plough has been introduced, and improved tools and utensils are generally used.

    The Life of Thomas Telford

  • The extreme minuteness of detail, effective as it is in the picture of the house and elsewhere, becomes a little tedious even for well-tried and well-affected readers, in reference to the exact number of cartwrights and harness-makers, and so forth; while the modern reader pure and simple, though schooled to endure detail, is schooled to endure it only of the ugly.

    The Country Doctor

  • In order to furnish himself with carts, waggons, ploughs, harrows, wheel - barrows, hurdles, and all such necessary utensils of husbandry, there would be an absolute necessity of wheelwrights or cartwrights, one at least to each division.

    From London to Land's End and Two Letters from the "Journey through England by a Gentleman"

  • We have few blacksmiths these days and no cartwrights that I know of.

    Eoin Purcell's Blog

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