Cartwright



Edmund, 1743–1822, English clergyman: inventor of the power-driven loom.
his brother, John, 1740–1824, English parliamentary reformer.
Contemporary Examples

Rather, Cartwright said, there was a concern about “how the Iranians would perceive it,” and “how the Israelis might perceive it.”
Obama Sold Israel Bunker-Buster Bombs Eli Lake September 22, 2011

Afterward, Cartwright says, he reassured Koh that the process, however arduous, had been valuable.
Interview With Harold Koh, Obama’s Defender of Drone Strikes Tara McKelvey April 7, 2012

When I ask him what it has been like to deal with Cartwright and other military officers, Koh starts to say something, then stops.
Interview With Harold Koh, Obama’s Defender of Drone Strikes Tara McKelvey April 7, 2012

“I told him, ‘Now you have conviction,’ ” Cartwright explains.
Interview With Harold Koh, Obama’s Defender of Drone Strikes Tara McKelvey April 7, 2012

“He was so far out there, and so convinced that everything the previous administration had done was wrong,” Cartwright recalls.
Interview With Harold Koh, Obama’s Defender of Drone Strikes Tara McKelvey April 7, 2012

Historical Examples

Much that had puzzled her in Major Cartwright’s criticism was now explained.
A Book of Bryn Mawr Stories Marian T. MacIntosh

Cartwright looked as if someone had struck him a sudden blow in the face.
The Underdog F. Hopkinson Smith

Cartwright was far from claiming for the Puritans the position of a sect to be tolerated.
A Student’s History of England, v. 2 (of 3) Samuel R. Gardiner.

Well, there was nothing to do but see Cartwright to-morrow and face the music!
Astounding Stories of Super-Science, November, 1930 Various

Mrs. Cartwright, with doom at her heart, looked at this young girl.
The Disturbing Charm Berta Ruck

noun
a person who makes carts
noun
Edmund. 1743–1823, British clergyman, who invented the power loom
Dame Silvia (née Poulter). born 1943, New Zealand lawyer. She became a High Court judge in 1993; governor general of New Zealand (2001–06).
n.

“carpenter who makes carts,” early 15c. (late 13c. as a surname), from cart (n.) + wright (n.).

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