Wrought Definition

Put together; created.
A carefully wrought plan.
American Heritage
Formed; fashioned.
Webster's New World
Shaped by hammering or beating.
Webster's New World
Elaborated with care.
Webster's New World
Decorated; ornamented.
Webster's New World
Webster's New World

Simple past tense and past participle of work.


Origin of Wrought

  • The past participle of Middle English werken (“to work"), from Old English wyrcan (past tense worhte, past participle geworht), from Proto-Germanic *wurkijanÄ…, from Proto-Indo-European *werǵ- (“to work"). Cognate with wright (as in wheelwright etc.), Dutch gewrocht, archaic past participle of werken (archaic past tense wrocht, archaic past part. gewrocht).

    From Wiktionary

  • Middle English wroght from Old English geworht past participle of wyrcan to work werg- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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