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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Water, Occupations
shipwrightship‧wright /ˈʃɪp-raɪt/ noun [countable]  TTWBOsomeone who builds or repairs ships
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shipwrightIdeally, I still needed to find a doctor, a photographer, an artist, and a shipwright.This was doubtless a windfall for shipwrights, if expensive for others.Widows of shipwrights in the royal dockyards had the right to enter apprentices, but could not themselves enter.Assisted by Norcott and Smith, Woolwich shipwrights, he carried out a tremendous feat of engineering.
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