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wheelwright

a person who makes or mends wheels as a trade
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So I got rid of Marco, by sending him off to invite the mason and the wheelwright, which left the field free to me.
All this time, kept fresh by a certain enjoyment of the work in which he was engaged, he was up and down at every house we came to, addressing people whom he had never beheld before as old acquaintances, running in to warm himself at every fire he saw, talking and drinking and shaking hands at every bar and tap, friendly with every waggoner, wheelwright, blacksmith, and toll- taker, yet never seeming to lose time, and always mounting to the box again with his watchful, steady face and his business-like "Get on, my lad
They hooted him down, and he was pained; but Preble, the lame wheelwright, and Vincent, the fat blacksmith, and the other nota- bles too, wanted to drink their evening beer in peace.
The terrifying incident happened at Wheelwrights Newsagents on Wheelwright Road, Erdington on Wednesday, September 7, at 8.
Although the wheels will be rebuilt off-site by specialist wheelwrights, volunteers hope the skilled process of re-tyring - refitting the iron rim onto the wooden wheel - may be carried out at the yard in Wellesbourne.
Several old wooden wagon wheels made by local wheelwrights also are stored at the shop.
From 1892 the business traded as Fred Bottom Bray, wheelwrights, Holly Bank Road, and lasted into the 1930s," said David.