[Sca-cooks] carts, wains and wagons

ranvaig at columbus.rr.com ranvaig at columbus.rr.com
Wed Jun 3 23:08:16 PDT 2009

>Builders of wains were known as wainwrights, just as the builders of carts were known as cartwrights. These trades no longer exist, but the terms survive as the surnames of descendants of those practising these crafts."

At his first Pennsic, my husband was dubbed "Dennis Wainwright" for fixing someone's little red wagon.  They got the distinction correct, it was four wheeled, but I'm sure it was just luck.


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