Wrought


Wrought
Wrought Wrought, a. Worked; elaborated; not rough or crude. [1913 Webster]

{Wrought iron}. See under {Iron}. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • wrought up — See: WORKED UP …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • wrought up — See: WORKED UP …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Wrought — Wrought, imp. & p. p. of {Work}. [1913 Webster] Alas that I was wrought [created]! Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Wrought — is a band based in the town of Fayetteville, Arkansas; it was formed on Halloween of 2004, but played its first venue on March 22, 2005. Wrought s merging of vocals, solos and rhythms over a southern metal hump has proven to be popular with heavy …   Wikipedia

  • wrought — is an old past form and past participle of the verb work, surviving only in the term wrought iron, in the occasional variant wrought up (= worked up, i.e. agitated, nervous), and as a form of the expression work havoc (see wreak) …   Modern English usage

  • wrought — ► ADJECTIVE 1) (of metals) beaten out or shaped by hammering. 2) (in combination ) made or fashioned in the specified way: well wrought. 3) (wrought up) upset and anxious. ORIGIN archaic past and past participle of WORK(Cf. ↑workless) …   English terms dictionary

  • wrought up — index frenetic Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • wrought-up — adj very nervous and excited = ↑wound up, tense ↑tense …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • wrought — [ro:t US ro:t] the past tense and past participle of ↑wreak …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • wrought — [ rɔt ] a past tense and past participle of wreak. Many people consider this to be incorrect …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English


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