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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Wright \Wright\, n. [OE. wrighte, writhe, AS. wyrtha, fr. wyrcean to work. [root]145. See Work.] One who is engaged in a mechanical or manufacturing business; an artificer; a workman; a manufacturer; a mechanic; esp., a worker in wood; -- now chiefly used in compounds, as in millwright, wheelwright, etc. [1913 Webster] He was a well good wright, a carpenter. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]