housewright definition

  • noun:
    • somebody who develops and fixes houses, specially wooden homes. Specially, in eighteenth-century colonial America, a craftsman whom slashed wood (like a lumberjack) when you look at the quantity necessary for the building of a house, then sawed it into planks, and lastly jointed and assembled all of them (like a carpenter).
    • A builder of homes.
    • A builder of houses.

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