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  • n. Plural form of shipwright.

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Examples

  • "I thought the shipwrights were the ones working on the Seastag, " Kharl said.

    Wellspring of Chaos

  • It would ring for some time, calling the shipwrights, carpenters, and caulkers to work.

    The Shadow Of The Lion

  • It will also provide a source of training in areas such as shipwrights, marine engineering, material composites etc to improve the area's skills base.

    Whitehaven News headlines

  • A stench and an abomination to government officials, she had been the joy of all sailormen, and the pride of the shipwrights who built her.

    THE DEVILS OF FUATINO

  • We made sail and tried to clew off, when the rotten work of the Tahiti shipwrights became manifest.

    Chapter 5

  • For many months, deep in the night when the birds have gone silent and the hold of the present loosens phantom shipwrights have gathered in the vapor that trails across the water to deliberate about the work.

    Launch Day

  • After spending the summer sailing and testing the boat out, Mr. Barker then moved the Blue Peter to Cantieri Navale d'Argentario, where craftsmen, shipwrights, deck layers and riggers worked to preserve as much of the original boat as possible, restoring the cockpit and stem to its original design, and revarnishing and repainting the entire vessel.

    For Fixer-Uppers, It's All Hands on Deck

  • Although their reputation has now been partly rehabilitated and they are recognised as traders, farmers, and brilliant shipwrights and metal and craft workers, a poem written in the margin of an Irish manuscript records a monk's relief that the wild seas that night were too rough even for Vikings.

    Viking chieftain's burial ship excavated in Scotland after 1,000 years

  • Once, this was a stout ship, with oak futtocks and floor timbers, fastened with iron nails, built with saw and adz and the calloused hands of shipwrights now long dead.

    Md. center studies ship's remains found at World Trade Center site

  • There they found that another crowd had assembled—this a body of several hundred, led by the White Oaks, an association of shipwrights allied with Franklin and the Quakers, who vowed to protect Hughes, stamps or no.

    Robert Morris

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