Wright, Willard Huntington Wright, S. S. Van Dine(noun)
United States writer of detective novels (1888-1939)
Wright, Richard Wright(noun)
United States writer whose work is concerned with the oppression of African Americans (1908-1960)
Wright, Wilbur Wright(noun)
United States aviation pioneer who (with his brother Orville Wright) invented the airplane (1867-1912)
Wright, Orville Wright(noun)
United States aviation pioneer who (with his brother Wilbur Wright) invented the airplane (1871-1948)
Wright, Frank Lloyd Wright(noun)
influential United States architect (1869-1959)
Wright, Frances Wright, Fanny Wright(noun)
United States early feminist (born in Scotland) (1795-1852)
someone who makes or repairs something (usually used in combination)
A British occupational surname from a maker of machinery; found in many combinations such as Cartwright.
An American surname; also a confused anglicization of the French le droit
Origin: wyrhta, from wurhtjo (as in wurkijanan), from werǵ- (English work). Cognate with English wrought.
one who is engaged in a mechanical or manufacturing business; an artificer; a workman; a manufacturer; a mechanic; esp., a worker in wood; -- now chiefly used in compounds, as in millwright, wheelwright, etc
Origin: [OE. wrighte, writhe, AS. wyrtha, fr. wyrcean to work. 145. See Work.]
Wright was a federal electoral district in Quebec, Canada, that was represented in the Canadian House of Commons from 1896 to 1948. This riding was created in 1892 from parts of Ottawa County riding. The electoral district was abolished in 1947 when it was merged into Gatineau riding.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
rīt, n. a maker (chiefly used in compounds, as ship-wright, &c.). [A.S. wyrhta—wyrht, a work—wyrcan, to work.]
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Rank popularity for the word 'wright' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4493
The numerical value of wright in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of wright in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
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The Wright brothers flew through the smoke screen of impossibility.
They laughed at Einstein. They laughed at the Wright Brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.
The fact that he remained in Rev. Wright's church for 17 years...If you had deep in your heart a love of America you would have quit if the minister said something like that.
But the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.
I don't talk about people's faith. Now, in all fairness, he said he was a Christian and he said he is a Christian. He attended the church of Rev. Wright. And so, you know, I'm willing to take him at his word for that. I have no problem with that.
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