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millwright (plural millwrights)
- a person who designed, erected and built mills and milling machinery.
- a person engaged in the erection of machinery.
1961 March, C. P. Boocock, "The organisation of Eastleigh Locomotive Works", in Trains Illustrated, pages 159, 162:
The recent influx of repairs and overhaul work on traction motors and generators from electric and diesel-electric multiple-units has resulted in the electricians taking over the area used by the millwrights, who have been transferred to a building near the forge, alongside the carpenters.
[p162] Eastleigh Locomotive Works: Layout and functions of shops [...] Millwrights: Works machinery maintenance, overhaul of breakdown cranes.