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Noun cartwright has 2 senses
  1. Cartwright, Edmund Cartwright - English clergyman who invented the power loom (1743-1823)
    --1 is a kind of inventor, discoverer, artificer
  2. cartwright - a workman who makes and repairs carts and wagons
    --2 is a kind of

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Sense 1: A person who makes or repairs carts and wagons.

A cartwright is a skilled craftsman specialized in constructing or fixing carts and wagons. They are adept at working with wood, metal, and other materials required to create or restore these modes of transportation.

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Sample Sentence:

The cartwright skillfully repaired the broken wheel of the wagon.

Sense 2: A surname of English origin.

Cartwright is a common English surname derived from the occupation of a cartwright. It signifies a family's historical link to someone involved in wagon or cart making.

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Sample Sentence:

My friend's last name is Cartwright, indicating his ancestors were likely involved in wagon or cart making.

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